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Thirteen feather-shaped inlays

Discrepancy in the register, which lists medium as glass paste.

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.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-12-181

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi