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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .133

Accession Number

20.382

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Eye. Inlay. Alabaster ball, obsidian pupil.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 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 Pyramid XLII at Nuri, January and February 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition