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Fragment of the white of an eye inlay

Three fragments of an eye inlay; flattened for an iris inlay. According to the excavation notes, this fragment was originally intact. It's length was 7.0 cm.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), 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 Karkamani, 519–510 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-3-167

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments