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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid V, room C

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 13.2 x 4.5 x 2.1 cm (5 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-240

Medium or Technique

Bronze, obsidian, alabaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Alabaster and obsidian inlaid eye within a bronze frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V (Malonaqen), room C. 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