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Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


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

Accession Number

17-1-143

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, slate

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One rectangular slate inlay and one feather-shaped amazonite inlay from the sarcophagus of Karkamani.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VII (Karkamani), room A. 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