Bronze framing of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 56, stairway

Dimensions

Length: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-118

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Plaster adhering to side of framing; probably belongs to 18-2-119.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56 (Queen unknown), stairway. 1918; 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