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Eye inlay

Left eye; rock crystal; from a big statue; front highly polished; with traces of copper around the rim and of red color at the back. (Copper frame=Eg.Inv.4712)

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza; M.V.T. Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; July, 1908. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

47.1670

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture