Female figurine fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Probably from Deir el-Ballas, North Kom

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.3 x 3.2 cm (1 11/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1679

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment of female figurine. The fragment is of a head and neck of crude female figure. It is of C-Group or Pan-Grave type. It is made of yellow clay, which is blackened. She wears a plastic necklace. She has a triangular nose. The eyes are indicated by slanted lines. The ears are pierced. There are 5 holes in her flat head dress. “Unregistered Feb - April 1901. Imp 1947. Deir el Ballas. Clay models from Northern Kom.”

Provenance

Probably from Deir el-Ballas, North Kom (F.W. Green, 1900). 1947: Brought from Harvard Camp.

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947