Female figure torso fragment

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, North Kom

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.3 x 5.4 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1678

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment of female figurine. The fragment is of a crude, pale yellow clay, steatopygous female figurine. It is of C-Group or Pan-Grave type. It is broken off at the waist and knees. Her hands are on her thigh. Omphalos is indicated. There are impressed dots. There is a single row of dots in front over pubic triangle, and an irregular triple row of dots on the back. The pubic triangle and legs are indicated by incised lines. “Unregistered Feb - April 1901. Imp 1947. Deir el Ballas. Clay models from Northern Kom.”

Provenance

From Deir el-Ballas, North Kom (see Notes by F.W. Green s.d.February 24, 1900; "114"). 1947: Brought from Harvard Camp.

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947