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An artificial eye, with a brown glass iris. These were used for coffins and masks.
A Lucas 'Ancient Egyptian materials and Industries' Chapter 7. Berman 1999 'Catalogue of Egyptian Art from Cleveland Museum' p191.
- Wellcome Number
- R12594 (written on the front of the eye in black ink)
- Other Identity
- 2257 (written on a small white label)
- Previous Owners
- Lord William Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst (1835–1909) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)