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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.


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


Legacy dimension: Length: .055

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings