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Eye inlay

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, tomb 28

Dimensions

Length x width: 6.1 x 3.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-628

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One piece of the white of a large eye inlay. Other half is 17-3-629.

Provenance

From Nuri 28; 1917 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition