Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, inside door-block
Medium or Technique
Amazonite, slate, lapis lazuli, gray stone
Not On View
Approximately fifty-three feather inlays of amazonite; twenty-three rectangular, slate inlays; and numerous rectangular inlays of lapis lazuli and gray stone. All from the sarcophagus of Taharqa.
From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition