Eye inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period
Queen Mernua 623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 85

Dimensions

8.5-8.7

Accession Number

23.1399

Medium or Technique

Bronze and travertine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Three mummy eyes, as 23-3-795.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 85, 1921: 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