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:4.0 x 4.8 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1680

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of a crude female figurine. It is made of red clay. It is of C-Group or Pan-Grave type. It is broken off below the breasts. She wears a plastic necklace with dots. There are dots on the back. She has a plastic and incised nose. The ears are pierced. There is a row of impressed dots on the forehead. There are 5 holes in her flat headdress. “Unregistered Feb - April 1901. Imp 1947.”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947