Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
Queen Amanitakaye 555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyr. 26, room 8

Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth: 17.5 x 5.7 x 2.1 cm (6 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-95

Medium or Technique

Bronze, alabaster, obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One complete inlay eye, bronze frame enclosing alabaster white and obsidian iris.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyr. 26, room 8. 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