Faience eye socket



Accession Number
AR50/2877
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Artificial eye
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
Height: 14mm | Length: 37mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Eye socket in faience for a coffin or statue. It was found at Armant (High Desert).

Bibliography

See Berman, L.M., 'Catalogue of Egyptian Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art' 1999 for similar examples and further references. Also, Lucas and Harris, 1962, 'Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries' Chapter 7.

Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Egypt Exploration Society

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 24 Jul 2020

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