Left eye from a mummy covering

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .055

Accession Number

20.357

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Left eye from a mummy. Gold; stamped out; end broken off.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 56 (tomb of an unknown queen). 1918: 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