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Inlay of wig

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Fragment of wig with twisted, stacked curls in relief, deep blue glaze. For inlaying in statue.

Provenance

From Tell el-Amarna; 1891-2 (Petrie). Gift of University College, London

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1356–1332 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 4.4 x 7.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.22

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture