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Figured ostracon

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

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

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

62.1265

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca