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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.1 x 2.9 x 1.1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-300

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Pupil of an inlaid eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid IX (Aramatelka), 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