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Fragment of a statuette

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Gray granite; both arms close to sides with fingers spread out; upper part of body bare, a close fitting garment from waist down with a curving seam in front.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .342 H.

Accession Number

87.673

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture