A Pair of Egyptian Bronze and alabaster Eyes & Eyebrows
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All Items: Antiques:Regional Art:Ancient World:Egyptian:Bronze: Pre AD 1000: item # 1218140
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Egyptian pair of bronze and Alabaster Eyes, ca. 600 BC.
Almond-shaped eye inlays with eyebrows, the well-formed lid and cosmetic line crafted of bronze and inlaid with irises of alabaster; the pupils in black pigment. Perhaps from an anthropoid sarcophagus or a monumental statue.
Measurements: Length: 7 cm – Height: 2 cm – Height on stand: 16 x 12.5 cm
Condition: Good condition with beautiful brown patina
The eyes are professionally and nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quality
Provenance: Aweidah's collection before 1970
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