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Female statuette

Standing figure of a woman wearing a knee-length dress. Legs are together and have pegs for feet. Traces of white paint for dress and black bands at ankles. Shoulder length black wig with two lapets on chest. Face mostly eroded but left ear and left side of face is still preserved. One arm...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length approximately 29 cm

Accession Number

15-5-789

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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