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Headdress

This one fragment of a double plumed headdress.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 1926: 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.8 x 3.4 x 1.4 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-692

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture