Fragment of a bronze frame from an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
probably 369–353 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 51, room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 2.0 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-12-130

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Traces of gold foil along the rim.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 51, room A. 1917; 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