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Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid IX, dump

Accession Number

18-2-616

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Twenty-six feather-shaped inlays.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid IX (Aramatelka), dump. 1918: 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