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Ten sarcophagus inlays

Ten arrow-shaped blue and gray inlays; mixed with 16-2-142; discrepancy in register, which lists glass paste as the medium

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-12-143

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli and gray stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi