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Six eyes and one eyebrow from wood statuettes: three large and three small eyes, all consist of copper or bronze frames inlaid with stone, white is alabaster or quartzite, black ([iris]) is apparently obsidian, matrix is pink cement, one large and one small copper frame empty; eyebrow is plain copper strip, bent and broken in two. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-192
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2385, serdab 1 (S1) (fragments of wood and plaster)
  • Material
    Copper, alabaster, obsidian, cement
  • Dimensions
    Length: 5.2 cm; 5.2 cm; 5 cm; 1.7 cm; 1.7 cm; 1.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.3417, 13.3418, 13.3419, 13.3420
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/18/1912
  • Remarks
    Four eye inlays (two large and two small) of total of six accessioned as MFA 13.3417, 13.3418. 13.3419, 13.3420.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2385

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 3