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Fragment of eye inlay

Iris of inlaid eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 57 (Queen Pi'ankh-her), Room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x weight x thickness: 2.6 x 3.2 x 0.9 cm (1 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-6

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi