Two fragments of beryl inlay
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, AVII, 6, debris from dump
Length x width (larger inlay): 1.7 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 5/8 in.); length x width (smaller inlay): 1.7 x 1.1 cm (11/16 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two green fragments of amazonite inlay; flat on one side and rounded on the other; discrepancy in the register concerning number (six listed) , medium (glass paste listed), and color (blue, green, and gray listed).
From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition