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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.


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)

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Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

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

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The Ancient World