Head of a female figurine
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Kubban, Cemetery 110, Graves 224 and 15
Legacy dimension: L: 2.5 cm W: 2.6 cm D: 2.1 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery, fired Nile clay
Not On View
Head of a female figurine. The nose and chin have been modelled in the clay while the eyes and details of the hair or wig are incised, and originally with filled with a white paste. There is a shallow circular depression on the underside where it seems to have been attached to something, possibly the body of the figure.
Kubban. (ASN 110/224 and 110/15). 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Archaeological Survey of Nubia