Eyes from a mask or coffin
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Mastaba 2001 A
Length: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), black stone
Not On View
Two alabaster eye inlays, inset iris of black polished stone, corners colored red. Very good condition.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition