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Sarcophagus inlay

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, stairs

Accession Number

18-2-425

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One rectangular gray stone inlay with a notch at both ends; from the sarcophagus of Taharqa.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), stairs. 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