University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E482
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Thebes, Egypt
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date Made: 1938 - 1759 BC
Early Date: -1939
Late Date: -1758
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Pigment
Iconography:Woman
Height: 13cm
Width: 4cm
Depth: 2.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Lehman, 1891
Other NumberES 482 - Original Number

Description

Statuette of a woman with painted tattoos. Of a type described as "concubine" or "fertility" figurines. The woman is shown standing with her arms at her side. She wears a distinctive hairdo. Her legs are truncated and there are no feet.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 2013. Quest for Treasures: Searching for Lost Empires. : Page/Fig./Plate: 237View Objects cited in this Publication

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