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Half of the white of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, D1, debris in E3

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.3 x 4.2 x 1.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-184

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition