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Eye inlay

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg.

Dimensions

5.8 cm

Accession Number

21.12462

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

White opaque glass eye. Flat back and sides for inlaying. Broken in two, outer corner chipped. Traces of adhesive extant.
Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. VII

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition