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Sarcophagus inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


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

Accession Number

16-11-3

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Slate inlay from the sarcophagus of Karkamani.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VII (Karkamani), stairs. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition