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Female statuette

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Light green faience figurine with details in black paint, representing a Nubian woman carrying a child on her back. Her hairdo identifies her as a foreigner. A monkey and a basket sit by her feet. Suspension loop behind the head.

Provenance

By 1984: with Jean-Louis Domercq, Paris; purchased by the MFA from Jean-Louis Domercq May 9, 1984. (Accession Date: May 9, 1984)

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Dimensions

height x width x depth of base: 14.2 x 4 x 4.5 cm (5 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.168

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture