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Fragment of an eye inlay

Corner of an eye inlay with a bronze frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXIV (Henutirdis), stairs. 1918: 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 Harsiyotef, 404–396 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-442

Medium or Technique

Bronze, travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments