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Female Figure


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Description This portion of a female figure has a drapery rendered by paired incised lines. The plaque is squared at the sides and bottom, indicating that it was from a frieze or long composition in which the figures were divided over a number of contiguous plaques. The head is missing as well as the object held in the hand, probably a tambourine or wreath.
Provenance Gimbel Brothers, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1943, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1943

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Period
5th-6th century
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.1104
Measurements
H: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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