Three inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, V, floor debris near entrance of E2

Accession Number

16-12-159

Medium or Technique

Gray stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Three polished gray stone inlays; two are long and rectangular, one is curved; discrepancy in register concerning medium (listed as glass paste) and number (listed as thirteen).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), V, floor debris near entrance of E2. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition