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Bronze framing of an eye inlay

Plaster adhering to side of framing; probably belongs to 18-2-119.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56 (Queen unknown), stairway. 1918; 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-118

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments