Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, dump
Medium or Technique
Amazonite, slate, gray stone
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Four feather-shaped amazonite inlays, one amazonite rectangular inlay, two rectangular slate inlays and thirteen gray stone inlays from the sarcophagus of Taharqa.
From Nuri pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), dump. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition