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Head of a figure

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Head of a figure with a supporting pillar at the back; with green-blue faience and a blackened wig.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), room B. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7cm (1 7/16in.)

Accession Number

17-4-15

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes