Artificial eye with bronze frame. Glass or stone inlay and copper alloy pupil. Significant surface corrosion, worse than photo. Sclera represented by two white stone(?) inlays, one missing. 60mm wide. Probably used for a coffin or mask.
Berman, L.M., 'Catalogue of Egyptian Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art' 1999 for similar examples and further references. Lucas and Harris, 1962, 'Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries' Chapter 7.
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