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Fragments of an eye inlay

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 9, room C

Dimensions

Length: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-516

Medium or Technique

Bronze, gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Two gilded fragments of a bronze eye-frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (Amtalqa), room C. 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