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Two votive ears

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Well-modeled, covered with stucco and colored yellow-brown. May have been attached to mummy cartonnage; larger lumps of stucco on back side.

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, SF 189.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1783 B.C.

Object Place

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall (a.): 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.) Overall (b.): 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3838a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects