Standing female statuette
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
Legacy dimension: height .236; as measured approximately 23 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Standing female figure, crude work. Wig painted black. Eyes and eyebrows painted black and white. Anklets painted black. Traces of yellow color on body. Peg for left arm, and hole for peg for right arm. Broken off at ankles. Somewhat damaged by ants. Spot on top of head where something may have been attached.
From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha. 1915: 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.
Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, tomb 19B; May 1915.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition