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Eye inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid V, room C

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.9 x 3.7 x 1.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-193

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Two corners of an inlaid eye, probably fitting with 17-2-192.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V (Malonaqen), room C. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition