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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

Length x width x thickness: 5.4 x 3.2 x 1.5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-424

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One half of the white of a large 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