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Head of a woman

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Wood. Wig painted black. Remains of yellow painted stucco inside and around the ear.

Provenance

From Saqqara, Tety pyramid cemetery, tomb of Kaemheset. Purchased from Egyptian government, 1924.

Credit Line

Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte

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

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.604

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture