Model Type
concubine figure
Description
Breasted -- 6. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 20.1120 (Pl. 89 a). Twelfth dynasty. Wood. Arms doweled on; legs touching to point half way between knees and feet; bare-footed. Headdress is short. The carving is extremely delicate.
From El Bersheh, Harvard-Boston Expedition, tomb 19, B. Expedition No. 13-5-666. Height: 27.4 cm. W. S. Smith, Ancient Egypt, p. 84, fig. 54, left-hand figure, p. 86.
Site
el-Bersheh
Tomb
19B
Museum
Museum of Fine Arts , Boston
Accession number
20.1120
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 27.4 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , VII-1-4 6, Pl. 89a
Terrace-1968b , fig. 18
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/female-figurine-143276
Links to Images and Other Refs


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