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Eye inlay

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Subsidiary pyramid G I-b, W room

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.6 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2756

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One pupil of inlayed eye.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Subsidiary pyramid G I-b, W room. 1937: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition