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Inlay fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXV, room A

Dimensions

Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-162

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Semi-circular inlay fragment.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 35 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1917: 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