Fragmentary figurine of a woman

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahri

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.922

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head, shoulders and upper torso of a faience figurine of a woman wearing “Hathor” wig with tightly coiled lappets. Blue glaze; headdress black.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bahari. 1897: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1897)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription