Eye inlay from coffin
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid LXVIII
4.2 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm (1 5/8 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.) Iris dia: 1.6cm
Medium or Technique
Alabaster, Hematite and Red Jasper
Not On View
Mummy eye, corner cut out for red inlay, blade polished hematite, iris present but not attached, also one red jasper corner (does not fit).
From Beg. South, Pyramid LXVIII. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition