Female fertility figure

Nubian
C-Group


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Kubban, Cemetery 110, Grave 1

Dimensions

Overall: 4.9 x 2 x 1.8 cm (1 15/16 x 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

110/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This figure is a kneeling woman with incised pubic triangle and navel. The top of the torso and head are missing.

Provenance

From Kubban (ASN 110/1).1911. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia