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Eye inlays

Two corners of an inlaid eye, probably fitting with 17-2-192.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V (Malonaqen), room C. 1917: 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 Malonaqen, 555–542 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.9 x 3.7 x 1.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-193

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi