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Inlay fragment of an eye

Nubian
about 712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XV, A & B

Accession Number

19.2133

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Triangular fragment that represents one side of an eye (the white of the eye).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XV, A & B. 1919: 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