Model Type
female statue
Description
Breasted -- 4. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 04.1777 (Pl. 87a, 87b). Eleventh dynasty. Wood. Nude standing statuette of the woman Idu. She has a long headdress falling below shoulders in front and back. She wears bracelets, necklaces, anklets and sandals but is otherwise nude. Her eyes are inlaid, consisting of pieces of quartz, white sclerotic, and black edges and pupils. Colours: small area near temples and necklace, green; headdress, nipples, navel, tips of finger nails, sandal straps, black; bracelets and anklets, red and blue; sides of base, red.
From Asyut, hall of family tomb No. 6, excavations of Chassinat. Height: 47.5 cm. Purchased. Chassinat, op. cit., Pl. II, 1 text, pp. 4-5. Base inscribed.
Site
Asyut
Tomb
No. 6, excavations of Chassinat
Museum
Museum of Fine Arts , Boston
Accession number
04.1777
Breasted Classification
VII-1-4 CONCUBINES AND OTHER GROUPS OF RETAINERS - Concubines. - Nude female figures with legs together and arms at sides.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 47.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , VII-1-4 4, Pl. 87a, 87b
Chassinat-etal-1911 , Pl. II, 1 text, pp. 4-5
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/statuette-of-a-woman-130763
Links to Images and Other Refs


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