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Pupil of eye inlay

One eye inlay with a polished outer surface, possibly from a statue or coffin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500. 1925: 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.65 x 2.0 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.1975

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi