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Female Dwarf
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Female Dwarf


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This plump female dwarf has a large head, pointed ears, small round eyes, and pendulous breasts. A hole marks the navel. The pubic triangle is marked by incised dots. The figure has short, distorted arms and thick legs. The right arm and left forearm are broken.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/16/1982Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
Provenance [Old number 3585]; MacGregor Collection [lot 712]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
mid 4th millennium BC (Predynastic)
Medium
hippopotamus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.531
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 x W: 13/16 x D: 5/16 in. (4.51 x 2.02 x 0.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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