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Eye inlay

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .04 m. W. .03 m. TH. .015 m.

Accession Number

47.1670

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Left eye; rock crystal; from a big statue; front highly polished; with traces of copper around the rim and of red color at the back. (Copper frame=Eg.Inv.4712)

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza; M.V.T.
Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; July, 1908. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition