Fragment of the white of an eye inlay
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, room A
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Three fragments of an eye inlay; flattened for an iris inlay. According to the excavation notes, this fragment was originally intact. It’s length was 7.0 cm.
From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition