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Fragment of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXIX, room B

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.9 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm (1 9/16 x 1 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-46

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Half of a pupil from an eye inlay.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXIX (Maletasen), room B. 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