Wig from a statue of a man
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5203
Overall: 11 x 5 cm (4 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment from the back of the head. Seven layers of ribbed curls, painted black; trace of the proper right ear.
From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5203. 1923: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition