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Fragment of an eye inlay

Fragment of a bronze eye frame with gold foil adhering to the frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VII, room A. 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 Karkamani, 519–510 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 14.4 x 1.1 cm (5 11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-457

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi