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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


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

Dimensions

45x14 mm tk 10 mm

Accession Number

21.11943

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

A flattened, circular spot marks place where iris was attached.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 55. 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