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Model figure of nude woman

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This wooden model figure depicts a woman standing with legs together. She wears a long wig. It was plastered and painted, though much of the surface treatments have worn or flaked off. It appears to have had an overall white ground, portions of which may have been suggestive of a garment. It is...

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From Sheikh Farag, S.F.167. 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. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11 or 12, 2061–1783 B.C.


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


Height: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

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The Ancient World