Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, tomb 45

Dimensions

Length x width: 9 x 3.2 cm (3 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-146

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

White part of a large eye inlay with flat section deliniated for iris.

Provenance

From Nuri 44; 1917 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition