Head of a Nubian girl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.978

Medium or Technique

Painted pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head from statuette of a dancing girl.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5203, Pit Debris. November 27, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition