Medium: Limestone, pigment
Dates:ca. 1938-1630 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 4 × 2 × 7 in. (10.2 × 5.1 × 17.8 cm)
Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 3, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 13.1024
Image: CUR.13.1024_mummychamber.jpg,Egypt Reborn: Mummy Chamber Installation (2011)
Catalogue Description: Limestone statuette, in the round, of nude female dancer performing a funerary dance (the Khetebt). Body bent backward. Face up, with hair touching base, body supported by arms which rest on oblong uninscribed base. Traces of red paint on body. Condition: Entire head missing from top of neck to lower part of hair. Body has been assembled and there are minor chips on arms. Red lines on body apparently indicate a bead network. Traces of black paint at base of hair indicate that it was painted black.