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Eye inlay

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris: pit G 7450 x- II

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1.6 x 2 cm (1/4 x 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1997

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Mummy eye: iris.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in debris: pit G 7450x- II. 1927 : 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