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Figured ostracon

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
1295–1186 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.1265

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca

Painted limestone ostracon carrying depiction of a woman holding a baby in a sling; rendered in black lines with orange-brown pigment remaining; woman’s face partially obscured by chipping.

Provenance

By 1962: with Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA as a gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1968: arrived at the MFA as gift from Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt.
(Accession Date: October 10, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt