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Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
404–369 B.C.


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

Accession Number

17-3-10

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, slate

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Two feather-shaped amazonite inlays and one feather-shaped slate inlay from the sarcophagus of Harsiyotef.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIII (Harsiyotef), 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