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Eye inlay for coffin

Alabaster white of eye. Completes right eye with 24.862, 864, 867 and 869.


From Meroe, Pyr. S XIX [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 404–353 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi