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Plaque with wedjat eye

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 540–535 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .039 and .04 W. .033 and .032

Accession Number

20.703

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory; sacred eye incised on one side. Broken.

Provenance

Found in Tomb of Nalmaaya (Pyramid XVIII at Nuri), March 1917:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition