Wig from a statue of a man

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5201

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 x 8.7 cm (4 3/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-443

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Proper right ear and right side of a wig with echeloned curls. Hair painted black and skin reddish brown. Probably part of same statue as 23-11-458.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5201, debris. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition