Eye inlay

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7012 A (GAR 1937, see diary)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-245

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Disc like pupil of inlay 26-1-244, but smaller and nearly circular. Flat back, curved front.

Provenance

From Giza, 7012 A (GAR 1937, see diary). 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition