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Eye inlay

Eye. Inlay. Alabaster ball, obsidian pupil.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Pyramid XLII at Nuri, January and February 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.382

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture