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Concubine


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Description This standing female figure has high breasts, a long torso, and very large hands with fingers marked by grooves. There is an indentation at the navel and at the top of the buttocks, and there are traces of gold leaf on the upper right leg, left breast, and right arm. The head and feet are missing.
Provenance Grand Duke Nicolas Michaelovitch Collection, St. Petersburg [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Léon Gruel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, prior to 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, before 1930

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Period
2040-1786 BCE (Middle Kingdom)
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.35
Measurements
H: 1 9/16 x W: 3/8 x D: 1/8 in. (3.98 x 0.9 x 0.25 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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