Inlay fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.1862

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rectangular inlay fragment of lapis lazuli.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 1919: 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