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Female nude figure

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244 x

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 3 x 1.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2518

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of nude female with arms straight at sides; tripartite wig, once colored black, now much faded. Mold made, pressed into a one sided mold, back is flat. Lower legs broken off. Faience; light green; Headdress(? )or rounded element on the top of the head.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. Grave Z 244 X. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition