Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXV, room A
Length x thickness: 1.6 x 0.4 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Two eye whites with flattened areas where the pupils would originally have been attached; traces of blue paste on the reverse.
From Nuri, pyramid 35 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition