Head and torso fragment of statuette

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Quarry

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.5 x 7.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1192

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Stone head and torso fragment of a female statue. She is holding a lotus(?) staff in her left hand. It is weathered slightly. She is wearing a wig with incised lines. Her right arm is broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / quarry.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition