Accompanied by an article from Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, April 1886 entitled Inca Eyes, from which this illustration was extracted:
A.M.M. 247 Sect. VI.
Crystalline lens of eyes of Cuttle fish, probably a species of octopus, used by the ancient Peruvians as artificial eyes for the Embalmed dead.
Recd. Mch 17, 1886.
Presented by Asst. Surg.
Washington Matthews, U.S.A.