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Eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
431–404 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Beg. S Pyramid XXVIII

Dimensions

1.0 x 1.6 x 4.1 cm (3/8 x 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11977

Medium or Technique

Alabaster, Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Eye inlay of alabaster with green stains, detached haematite iris

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: Pyr. S. XXVIII [Excav. date] February, 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition