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Head from statuette of a private individual (woman?). Nose and mouth damaged: portion of face including nose and below broken away. Head, neck and wig mounted on wooden base. Wig covering ears with traces of black paint.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza: in sand near G 6020 (Iy-mery) [Excav. date] November 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 10.5 x 11.4 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1322

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture