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Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


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

Accession Number

17-4-131

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

One amazonite and two slate inlays from the sarcophagus of Siaspiqa.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid IV (Siaspiqa), 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