Eye from mummy case

Nubian
Napatan Period
350 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Pyr. XIII

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .046 W. .017

Accession Number

20.328

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Eye from mummy case. Beaten gold.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyr. XIII. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Harsiotef, (Pyramid XIII at Nuri), March 1917

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition