Female head and neck fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, North Kom

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.5 x 4.0 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1676

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One clay fragment of a female figurine. The fragment is of the head and neck of a crude female figurine of C-Group or Pan-Grave type. It is made of red ware. The eyes are indicated by slanted lines. The ears are pierced. There are 8 impressed dots on forehead. There are 4 holes in the head dress. “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. March 30, 1900; "253"). 1947: Brought from Harvard Camp.

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947