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Half of the white of an eye inlay

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56 (Queen unknown), doorway. 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 Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Thickness: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-112

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments