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Sarcophagus inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.9 x 6 x 0.7 cm (1 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-880

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Slate inlay fragment, possibly part of a hawk’s eye, from the sarcophagus of Anlamani; probably belongs with 17-1-789.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI (Anlamani), room A. 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