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Nude Female Figure

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Description This well-carved figurine represents a nude girl wearing an elaborate wig. The hair is pulled across the forehead. Two twisted locks hang in front of the shoulders and two thick tapering locks, which end in large curls, fall in back. The eyes are heavy lidded. Circular grooves mark the nipples and navel, and there is a ridge under the breasts. There is a groove down the back and under the buttocks. The knees are particularly well modeled. Unfortunately, the surface is flaking. The authenticity of this object has been questioned.
Date Description Narrative
11/24/1982Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
Provenance Joseph Abemayor [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore, prior to 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, before 1930

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1550-1320 BCE or modern (New Kingdom or modern)
(Ivory & Bone)
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H: 4 3/4 x W: 1 1/4 x D: 13/16 in. (12 x 3.2 x 2.09 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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