Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 53
Medium or Technique
Obsidian, lapis lazuli
Not On View
Obsidian inlay of the pupil of an eye; seven lapis lazuli inlay fragments.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition