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Thirteen sarcophagus inlays

Thirteen red inlays of various shapes and sizes; discrepancy in register, which lists green and blue inlays.

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

16-12-193

Medium or Technique

Red jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi