Likely Napatan Period
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX
Length: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze, alabaster, stone, Egyptian blue
Not On View
One of a pair of inlays in the shape of eyes. Comprised of bronze rim (now corroded), alabaster ball, and black stone pupil. Both complete.
For the other eye inlay in this pair see also 21.857b.
From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. February 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.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition