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Pupil of eye from mummy case

Nubian
Meroe, reign of unknown ruler
463–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid ?

Dimensions

.19 x 0.25 cm (1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12395

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Pupil of eye from mummy case.

Provenance

From Beg. South, ? 1921: 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