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Eye inlays

3 mummy eyes, two probably from outer case and one from inner case, on one iris black polished haemalite

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 103. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 435–431 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.12203

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi