Eye inlay in bronze frame
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, room A
Length: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Alabaster and bronze
Not On View
Iris inlay 18-3-120 fits perfectly into this eye; packed together. Likely from a sarcophagus(?).
From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room A. 1918: 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