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Eye inlay

Eye inlay, flattened oval, iris not attached.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XXIV. 1921: 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 unknown ruler, 369–340 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.7 x 4.8 cm (11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11960

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment