Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXVII, room A
Length x width: 5 x 2.3 cm (1 15/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze, travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Travertine eye inlay (pupil is missing) within a bronze frame. Gold foil adheres to the frame and there are traces of white paste on the reverse.
From Nuri, pyramid XXXVII, room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition