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Female Head and Bust
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Female Head and Bust

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Description This statuette has been carved in the round and painted. Her hair is in wavy lines from a circle at the top of her head. She wears a double necklace. Her flesh is brown, her hair black, and her eyes black and white. At the back is the top of a stele. The piece has been repaired. The authenticity of this piece has been questioned.
  • Sonya Clark: Loose Strands, Tight Knots. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Abemayor, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1931 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1931

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1292-1069 BCE or modern (New Kingdom or modern)
limestone with brown, black and white paint
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H: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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