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Five-sided beryl inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, V, from debris in E3

Accession Number

16-12-164

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One arrow-shaped green inlay (five-sided); discrepancy in the register concerning number (there should be two of these objects) and medium (listed as glass paste).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), V, from debris in E3. 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