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Fragment of an inlaid eye

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLVI, room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.5 x 2.2 x 0.9 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-195

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragment of the white of an inlaid eye; circular area flattened for attachment of the iris.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition