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Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani
463–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XI, chapel floor debris

Accession Number

17-1-17

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Seventeen feather-shaped inlays from the sarcophagus of Malowiebamani; inlays are mislabeled as 17-1-16.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malowiebamani), chapel floor debris. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition