Model Type
naked woman
Description
Athens Mus. Web site: Naked female figurines were used as grave gifts in the Middle Kingdom. They were made of clay, faience, wood, ivory, and limestone. These figurines were thought to protect the deceased from danger during his journey from earthly life to the afterlife. They were also related to male and female fertility.
Site
Unknown
Date
Middle Kingdom
Museum
National Archaeological Museum of Athens , Athens
Accession number
Χ 211
Notes
Material
wood
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/egypt/mking/mking13-en.html
Links to Images and Other Refs

http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/egypt/mking/images/%CE%9E211b.PNG


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