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Figurine of a Female

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, pigment
  • Possible Place Collected: Akhmim, Egypt
  • DATES 6th-7th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS 5 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.5 x 7.7 x 3.4 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terra cotta figurine – hollow; cylindrical below. Modelled and painted with orange-red and dark drown. Female figure wearing high triangular headdress, tunic with vertical striped, necklace. Reverse incised palm branch. Condition: Headdress pierced in 3 places. Chipped around base; some of the paint scaled off.
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