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Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid V, room C

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.3 x 0.5 x 0.2 cm (1 5/16 x 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-737

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Three slate inlays from the sarcophagus of Malonaqen.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V (Malonaqen), room C. 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