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Breast of statuette

Wooden fragment of a statue's right breast and part of chest, ending at the socket for the arm. The surface has some patches of white gesso coating remaining. The breast is carved with the nipple made out of a seperate piece of wood that was pegged in place.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way (?)

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 12.5 x 3.5 cm (2 3/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4994

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture