First Intermediate Period
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S F 162
Length: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Human head, probably female, from the top of a pesesh-kef amulet; originally, a flat blade would have extended down from the head. The figure, wearing a long wig, is modeled in full relief and is equipped with a suspension loop.
From Sheikh Farag, S.F. / 162. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition