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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).


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)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gray stone


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi