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Figurine or doll

Figurine or doll of modeled clay; female with body decorated with incised lines and dots, ears pierced; three holes in back.

Provenance

Said to be from Gebelein. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1605

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture