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: 3.9 x 3.1 x 1.3 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-748

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Pupil of an inlaid eye; possibly belonging with 17-1-747.

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