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Nude female figure

Nude female with tripartite wig and arms straight at sides, back is flat. Mold made, pressed into a one sided mold. Poorly modeled. Faience; from Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 308. 1910-11:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiet el Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2521

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture