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Nude female figure

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244X

Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2516

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of nude female with arms straight at sides; Tripartite wig, once black, now much faded; lower legs missing. Pressed into a one sided mold, back is flat. Faience,light green.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244X. 1910-11: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition