Fragment of an inlaid eye
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLVI, room A
Length x width x thickness: 4.5 x 2.2 x 0.9 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fragment of the white of an inlaid eye; circular area flattened for attachment of the iris.
From Nuri, pyramid XLVI, room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition