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Fragmentary head of a woman

Right side of head with striated wig, right eye and ear.

Provenance

From Giza. G 4940, NE corner in lower hard debris. 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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 9.2 x 4.2 cm (2 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-1-30

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture