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Eye inlay from a coffin

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


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


Medium or Technique

Bronze, obsidian, faience


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi