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Eye inlay from a coffin

Eye inlay from a coffin. Glided bronze frame inlaid with faience and obsidian.

Provenance

Nuri, pyramid 9. 1917:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelqo, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

21.11917

Medium or Technique

Bronze, obsidian, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi