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Inlay fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani–Atlanersa
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 61, A

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-525

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rectangular inlay fragment of lapis lazuli.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 61 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: 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