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Fragment of a wig

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7500 S, e. at 7550 fill.

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 12.5 x 16.5 cm (1 3/16 x 4 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1501

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Part of wig chipped from statue (Sphinx?)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St 7500 S, e. at 7550 fill. 1928: 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