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Fragment of an inlay

White faience inlay of the corner of an eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXI, chapel enclosure debris. 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, Late 7th–late 6th century B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-310

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments