Model Type
concubine figure
Description
Breasted -- 12. Washington, D.C., Dumbarton Oaks Collection (Pl. 89b, 89c). Possibly Middle Kingdom. Nude figure wearing broad necklace, wristlets, and a belt probably of shells. On these decorative elements much colour remains, and also on the eyes. Two of the original three braids of hair remain; both are attached by dowel pins, as are the arms. 17 Provenance unknown. Purchased. Wood. Height: 22.5 cm. Unpublished.
Dumbarton Oaks Web site: Dancer or Concubine
Ancient Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty
ca. 1938-1759 BCE
22.86 cm (9 in.)
wood with silver
HC.S.1937.011.(W)
Site
Unknown
Museum
Dumbarton Oaks Collection , Washington
Accession number
HC.S.1937.011.(W)
Breasted Classification
VII-1-4 CONCUBINES AND OTHER GROUPS OF RETAINERS - Concubines. - Nude female figures with legs together and arms at sides.
Notes
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, long-term loan, 10/26/2009-ongoing.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 22.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , VII-1-4 12, Pl. 89b, 89c
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://museum.doaks.org/Obj945?sid=289&x=37208
Links to Images and Other Refs


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