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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.9 x 2.9 x 1.1 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-746

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 VI (Anlamani), 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