Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
431–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Mastaba LXIII

Dimensions

2.4 x 1.7 x 1.0 cm (15/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11955

Medium or Technique

Alabaster (fine grained)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragment, white cement, stained green from bronze setting (?) on both edges

Provenance

From Beg. South, Mastaba LXIII. 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