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Nude female figure

Figure of nude female with arms straight at sides; Tripartite wig, once black, now much faded; lower legs missing. Pressed into a one sided mold, back is flat. Faience,light green; From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan Z 244X. 1910-11: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2516

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture