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Fragment of Figurine of Woman

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, pigment
  • Place Excavated: El Ma’marîya, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 3650–3300 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Predynastic Period, Naqada IIa Period
    DIMENSIONS 11/16 x greatest depth 3/8 x 1 5/16 in. (1.8 x 1 x 3.3 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 07.447.519
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One of the fragments of pottery figurines of women of the type of 07.447.500-07.447.523. Fine red pottery with dark red paint. Numbers 07.447.517, 07.447.518, 07.447.519, and 07.447.520 are fragments of arms, broken off at shoulder. Upper arm only, seems to have been bent. Condition: Fragmentary.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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