Two pairs of Egyptian bronze eye inlays and three other Egyptian eye inlays, 11
Lot 379
Two pairs of Egyptian bronze eye inlays and three other Egyptian eye inlays, 11
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 4,854) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two pairs of Egyptian bronze eye inlays
Late Period, circa 664-32 B.C.
One pair with obsidian pupils and shell sclera, the other with marble sclera and painted pupils, both with bronze eyebrows, the eyes approx 2½in-3in (6.5cm-7.5cm) long, the eyebrows 3in-3½in (7.5cm-9cm) long; and three other Egyptian eye inlays, the largest in bronze with limestone sclera and painted pupil, one in blue glass with shell sclera and painted pupil and another in black glass with white glass sclera and painted pupil, Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C., 2¼in-4½in (6cm-11.5cm) long (11)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection, acquired circa 1962.
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