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Eye inlay

One piece of the white of a large eye inlay. Other half is 17-3-629.

Provenance

From Nuri 28; 1917 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length x width: 6.1 x 3.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-628

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi