Inlaid eye from statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2385

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3419

Medium or Technique

Copper, alabaster, and obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Small inlaid eye from statuette, lids of copper, ball of alabaster, pupil of obsidian.

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