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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Dimensions

0.6 x 1.3 x 3.9 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2566

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Eye inlay and fragment of a second. Trace on green stain on side, set in bronze?

Provenance

From Beg. South, PyramidS LI. 1921: 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