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Eye inlay for coffin

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

Provenance

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

24.863

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi