Requires Photography

Sarcophagus inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XX, thieves' hole

Accession Number

17-1-797

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XX (Atlanersa), thieves' hole. 1917: 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