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Pupil of eye inlay

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.65 x 2.0 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.1975

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One eye inlay with a polished outer surface, possibly from a statue or coffin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500. 1925: 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