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Wig appliqué

This is one oval, black faience disc with flat bottom and convex top and a glassy glaze. The top has deep parallel ridges and there is a small circular drilled out indentation in the center of the flat base, possibly for attaching with peg or adhesive (see 13.3880-13.3898; and 72.2813) This is a...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 192. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 192

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3872

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment