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Standing female statuette

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: height .236; as measured approximately 23 cm

Accession Number

20.1123

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition