Head of a woman
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7911 W, debris of pit
Overall: 9 x 7.6 x 9.4 cm (3 9/16 x 3 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Limestone. Painted. Head from Statuette of a woman. Black hair; red-brown skin; black eyebrows and eye outlines.
From Giza. G 7911 W, debris of pit. December, 1930: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1931: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition