Iris inlay of an eye
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII, in front of door-block
Length x width x thickness: 3.5 x 2.9 x 1.0 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Two joined fragments of the iris of an eye inlay.
From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), in front of door-block. 1917: 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