Eye inlay from a coffin
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelqo
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia
5.5 x 18.7 cm (2 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze, faience, obsidian
Not On View
Large inlay of an eye. Bronze framing, with eyeball of greenish faience with black obsidian iris.
From Nuri Pyramid IX, room c. 1917: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January 13, 1917; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition