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Eye inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period
435–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 103

Accession Number

21.12203

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

3 mummy eyes, two probably from outer case and one from inner case, on one iris black polished haemalite

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 103. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition