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Sarcophagus inlays

Ten inlays and fragments (nine feather-shaped and one rectangular with grooves) from the sarcophagus of Malowiebamani; inlays are mislabeled as 17-1-14.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malowiebamani), chapel floor debris. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-1-16

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi