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Plaster powder

From alabaster inlay eye 36-3-19a. Whole of obsidian pupil filled from behind with pink plaster, now powdered.

Provenance

From Giza.Pit G.2001C Chamber. 1936: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

36-3-19b

Medium or Technique

Plaster powder

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products