Inlaid eye

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2385

Dimensions

Length: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3418

Medium or Technique

Copper, alabaster, obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Copper lids; alabaster ball; obsidian pupil.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2385. 1913: 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