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Sarcophagus inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Irike–Amanote
431–405 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-435

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One amazonite inlay from the sarcophagus of Irike-Amanote.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XII (Irike-Amanote), 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