Model Type
women with child
Description
Breasted -- 1. New York, Metropolitan Museum, 22.2.35 (Pl. 49a). Twelfth dynasty. A woman squats on the ground and nurses a child. Second woman sits with both knees raised, on a block directly behind the first and with both hands is arranging the other's headdress. 47 Provenance unknown. Purchased from Mohammed Mohassib. Limestone. Height: 7.2 cm.; length: 7.5 cm. Winlock, The Private Life of the Ancient Egyptians, fig. 7; Gauthier-Laurent, 'Les Scenes de Coiffure Feminine dans l'Ancienne Egypte', in Melanges Maspero 1, second Fascicule, pp. 673-696, and Pl. 11, A.
Site
Unknown
Date
Dyn 12-18
Ref. for dating
MMA web site
Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York
Accession number
22.2.35
Breasted Classification
III-5-2 INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Barbering and Hairdressing. - Hairdressing.
Material
limestone
Dimensions
Height 7.2 cm Length 7.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-5-2 1, Pl. 49a
Gauthier-Laurent-1935-1938 , pp. 673-696, and Pl. 11, A
Winlock-1935 , fig. 7
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/collection_database/egyptian_art/group_of_two_women_and_a_child//objectview.aspx?OID=100000442&collID=10&dd1=10
Links to Images and Other Refs


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