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Female figure on bed

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Nude female figure extended on a bed with a funerary cone on her head and round disc earrings. It is made of pottery. The bottom of the bed and the bottom legs are missing. There is a small child in relief at the left leg of the figure. The surface is much worn. Traces of black paint remain...

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Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F. / 189. 1913: 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, late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom, 2465–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3834

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture