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Eye inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Dimensions

Length of largest frame: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-318

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Six peices of bronze frames of inlaid eyes - 2 small, 2 medium, 2 large.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: 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