Fragment of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VII, just inside entrance

Dimensions

Length x width: 15.8 x 1.2 cm (6 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-286

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragment of a bronze eye frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VII, just inside entrance. 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