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Pupil of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
probably 555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLV, room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.5 x 3 x 0.4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-87

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLV (Tagtal?), room A. 1918: 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