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Eye inlays

Three inlays from the corners of eyes.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid V, room A. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2062

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments