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Left eye from a mummy covering

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Left eye from a mummy. Gold; stamped out; end broken off.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 56 (tomb of an unknown queen). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .055

Accession Number

20.357

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings