Nude woman with elaborate headdress
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
20.5 x 4.7 cm (8 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .205 H. .047 W.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Nude figure; elaborate headdress with curls; crown(?) on head; hands held tightly against sides; feet broken; cracked and discolored.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27). 1907: 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition