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Head of a Nubian girl

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Head from statuette of a dancing girl.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5203, Pit Debris. November 27, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Dimensions

Height: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.978

Medium or Technique

Painted pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture