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Fragment of a figurine

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue 4, Roman debris and Sebakh siftings

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 3 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-5

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This object consist of a fragment of a bust of a small figurine with a wig and necklace painted black on the front and black painted decoration on the back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue 4, Roman debris and Sebakh siftings. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition