Model Type
concubine figure
Description
BMFA website: Female figurine Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 - Dynasty 12
Findspot: Deir el-Bersha, Egypt
Width x height x depth: 5.7 x 18.6 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 7 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Wood, stone [inlaid eyes]
Female figure with legs that end at the knees. The arms were carved separately; the left arm is missing. The face, with inlaid stone eyes, was also carved from a separate piece of wood. The head is covered with small round holes containing black wooden pegs, which represent short, curly hair.
Site
el-Bersheh
Tomb
19B
Date
late 11 - 12 Dyn
Ref. for dating
BMFA website
Museum
Museum of Fine Arts , Boston
Accession number
20.1121
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
Width x Height x depth 5.7 x 18.6 x 3.2 cm
References (Bibliography)
Terrace-1968b , fig. 18
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/female-figurine-143277
Links to Images and Other Refs


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