Granite coffin and lid of King Aspelta. On top of lid the lower parts of a hawk and jackal, the upper parts missing.
From Nuri, tomb of Aspelta (hawk figure from tomb of King Amtalqa). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds with the government of Sudan; 1923: received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.