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Eye inlay

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


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

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.3 x 5.7 x 1.7 cm (1 11/16 x 2 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-667

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Corner of an inlaid eye.

Provenance

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