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Nude female figure, hair braided and arms straight at sides. Faience; no trace of color. Very good condition. From Zawiyet el-Aryan

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z 237 X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiet el Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm (5 5/16 x 1 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2519

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture