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Inlay eyes from coffin

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of King Aspelta
593–568 B.C


Findspot: The Sudan, Nuri, tomb VIII

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Mounted: 55 cm x 20

Accession Number

20.2029a-d

Medium or Technique

Bronze, resin

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Pair of inlaid eyes in a bronze frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition