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Faïence curls

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22 cylindrical braided curls from a composite statue. Dark to pale blue glaze. Several chipped ends one broken and repaired, accrctions and dirt.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account. (Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.

Dimensions

Mount: 28 x 18 cm (11 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1832a-v

Medium or Technique

Faïence

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture