Fragment of an inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII, in front of door-block

Dimensions

Length: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-561

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One fragment of a green amazonite inlay.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), in front of door-block. 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