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Fragment of an inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
Late 7th–late 6th century B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXI, chapel enclosure debris

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-310

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

White faience inlay of the corner of an eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXI, chapel enclosure debris. 1917: 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