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Inlaid eye from statuette

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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3420

Medium or Technique

Copper, alabaster, and obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture