Statuette of a lady

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18
1400–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.742

Medium or Technique

Black stone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of black stone statuette of a woman; head and upper torso remain; the figure shows an elaborate wig and dress; originally part of a seated statue with husband to her right; holding a mandrake fruit in left hand; cutting in left side of head for ancient repair; nose battered.

Provenance

By 1934: with Joseph Lindon Smith; 1934: lent to the MFA by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1941: given to the MFA by Joseph Lindon Smith.
(Accession Date: November 13, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Lindon Smith