Female figurine

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 14–18
1640–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.700

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lower part of a schematically modeled female figurine (lower torso to lower legs) of buff colored clay with no remaining traces of surface treatment. Impressed dots placed in a line along waist and for navel, with incised lines to indicate pubic triangle and/or garb. Arms long and held close to body.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 11. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription