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Eye inlay

White opaque glass eye. Flat back and sides for inlaying. Broken in two, outer corner chipped. Traces of adhesive extant. Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VII

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg., Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

5.8 cm

Accession Number

21.12462

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments