Fragment of an eye inlay
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of tomb 5
Length x width: 1.9 x 1.1 cm (3/4 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This half of the white of an eye from a statue or mask is missing the pupil.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 5. 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