Eye Inlay card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Eye Inlay

44.19.297

Currently not on display

Right eye inlay from an anthropoid (human-shaped) coffin (or a statue?). White is carved from a hard white stone (although has previously been described as ivory) and the pupil is a thin domed disc of obsidian (although has previously been described as glass). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Previous repair, adhesive on surface, chipped, discoloured, surface dirt