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Sarcophagus inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.6 x 2.4 x 1.2 cm (2 3/16 x 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-982

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One inlay fragment.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (Amaniastabarqa), stairs. 1917: 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