Eye inlay for coffin

Nubian
Napatan Period
404–353 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.863

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Alabaster white of eye. Completes right eye with 24.862, 864, 867 and 869.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. S XIX [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition