Sarcophagus inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


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

Accession Number

17-1-643

Medium or Technique

Slate, amazonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One slate inlay and three amazonite inlays from the sarcophagus of Anlamani.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI (Anlamani), 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