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Fragment of an inlaid eye

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLVI, entrance

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-134

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Inlay of the corner of an eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLVI, entrance. 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