Artificial eye



Accession Number
W627
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Artificial eye
Materials
Glass | Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Measurements
Width: 38mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Artificial eye with bronze frame. Glass or stone inlay. 38mm wide.

Bibliography

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.