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Coffin inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 8, Room C

Accession Number

18-3-289

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Four perfect inlays - 3 amazonite, one slate.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8 (Aspelta), Room C. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition