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Head with tall headdress

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Human head with fragment of tall inverted conical head-dress. Finely carved. Socket in top of head-dress. Traces of black paint on eyes. Broken off at neck.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha tomb 19B, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .054

Accession Number

20.1125

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture