Inlay fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 2.8 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2058

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rectangular fragment of a lapis lazuli inlay.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid V, room A. 1919: 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