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Eye inlay

Fragment of small bronze eye frame (gilded).

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 61 (Queen Atasamale, mother of Harisyotef), 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, 404–369 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.3 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm (1 11/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-331

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown