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Eye inlay

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of SW corner of Mastaba G 4000

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 1.9 x 2.7 x 3.3 cm (3/4 x 1 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2935

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One large oval pupil of black obsidian.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, South of SW corner of Mastaba G 4000. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition