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Nude woman with elaborate headdress

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Nude figure; elaborate headdress with curls; crown(?) on head; hands held tightly against sides; feet broken; cracked and discolored.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27). 1907: 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: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

20.5 x 4.7 cm (8 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .205 H. .047 W.

Accession Number

11.786

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture