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Fragmentary figurine of a woman

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Head, shoulders and upper torso of a faience figurine of a woman wearing "Hathor" wig with tightly coiled lappets. Blue glaze; headdress black.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bahari. 1897: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: May 1, 1897)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Bahri, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.922

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture