Queen Mernua 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 85
L 11 cm. for eye/ 11.7-12.9 cm. for eyebrows in bronze
Medium or Technique
Bronze, obsidian and alabaster
Not On View
One bronze and alabaster mummy eye with an obsidian pupil. One fragment of a bronze rim of an eye. Two bronze eyebrows.
From Beg. South, Pyramid 85, 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