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Figure of nude female with arms straight at sides, tripartite wig, once colored black, now much faded. Mold made, pressed into a one sided mold, back is flat. Faience; light green; From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiet el-Aryan Z 244 X. 1910-11: 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: 6.8 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (2 11/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2517

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture