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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

17-3-17

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli, amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

One semi-circular amazonite inlay and three rectangular (one amazonite, two lapis) inlays 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