Nude female figure

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (2 11/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2517

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 colored black, now much faded. Mold made, pressed into a one sided mold, back is flat. Faience; light green.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244 X. 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