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Body fragment of a female figure

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One clay fragment of a female figurine. It is crudely modeled. The details are indicated by irregular dots and strokes. The accession card shows the figure with a head, however, the head is now missing. A pin, which once held the head in place, sticks out of the neck area.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, Mes/2102. 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, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?), 2323–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 5.2 x 11 cm (2 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1189a-b

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture