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Fragment of an inlaid eye

Inlay of the corner of an eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLII (Asata), room B. 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 Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 4.4 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-292

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi