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Small frontal face of blue faience with black decoration, hole at ear level for pegging, possibly to a figure. Back is not flat.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. S.F. 125. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–about 1640 B.C.

Object Place

Sheik Faraq, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3754

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture