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Three inlays

Three polished gray stone inlays; two are long and rectangular, one is curved; discrepancy in register concerning medium (listed as glass paste) and number (listed as thirteen).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), V, floor debris near entrance of E2. 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

16-12-159

Medium or Technique

Gray stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi