Statuette of a woman
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12-13
Height: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood and ivory
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
This wooden statuette represents a young woman, nude except for a girdle of cowrie shells. Traces of paint can be found around the hair and eyes. The girdle is indicated by six ivory inlays. The toes broken.
By 1900: Edward P. Warren collection; 1900: given to the MFA by Edward P. Warren, October 1900.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1900)
Gift of Edward Perry Warren