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Eyebrow inlay from coffin

Bronze eyebrow, left. Part of pair of eyes with the complete left and right eyes and two eyebrows: Left eyebrow 24.865; complete left eye is 24. 866; and complete right eye is 24. 870, right eyebrow 24.868. From wooden coffin.


Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. S XIX [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 404–353 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi