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Plaque with wedjat eye

Ivory; sacred eye incised on one side. Broken.

Provenance

Found in Tomb of Nalmaaya (Pyramid XVIII at Nuri), March 1917: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, about 540–535 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.703

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture