Half of the white of an eye inlay

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 54, room A

Dimensions

Length: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-465

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 54 (Queen Pihayis), 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