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Eye inlay from a coffin

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri

Accession Number

21.11917

Medium or Technique

Bronze, obsidian, faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Eye inlay from a coffin. Glided bronze frame inlaid with faience and obsidian.

Provenance

Nuri, pyramid 9. 1917:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition