Fragment of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
404–396 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXIV, stairs

Dimensions

Length: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-442

Medium or Technique

Bronze, travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Corner of an eye inlay with a bronze frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXIV (Henutirdis), stairs. 1918: 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