Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLII, entrance to stairs
Length x thickness: 4.4 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), obsidian
Not On View
Two alabaster eye corners and an obsidian pupil.
From Nuri, pyramid XLII (Asata), entrance to stairs. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition