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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II, entrance

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 4 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-11

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Pupil of an eye inlay, fits with 17-2-9.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (Amaniastabarqa), entrance. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition