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Fragment of an inlaid eye

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 4.4 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-292

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 XLII (Asata), 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