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Eye inlay

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One complete inlay eye, bronze frame enclosing alabaster white and obsidian iris.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyr. 26, room 8. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, Queen Amanitakaye 555–542 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth: 17.5 x 5.7 x 2.1 cm (6 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-95

Medium or Technique

Bronze, alabaster, obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi