Fragment of an inlaid eye

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLVI, room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm (1 3/16 x 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-194

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragment of the white of an inlaid eye with traces of a bronze frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLVI, room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition