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Pupil of eye from mummy case

Pupil of eye from mummy case.

Provenance

From Beg. South, ? 1921: 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, Meroe, reign of unknown ruler, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.19 x 0.25 cm (1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12395

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi