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Inlaid eye from statuette

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


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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper, alabaster, and obsidian


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment