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Torso and head fragment of a female

This is a fragment of the upper part of the body and head of a female figure. She wears a plain dress with shoulder-straps, and a 'Hathoric' tripartite wig with the locks spirally bound with cloth and ending in curls. The face is mostly broken off, but the large ears and shape of the corner of...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Deffufa room A no.20. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1210

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture