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Fragment of eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 57, Room A

Dimensions

Height x weight x thickness: 3.3 x 3.9 x 1.1 cm (1 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-9

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Iris of inlaid eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 57 (Queen Pi'ankh-her), Room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition