From: Egypt | Bubastis

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E129
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Bubastis
Period Middle Kingdom
Date Made 1938 - 1759 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone | Pigment
Technique Painted
Iconography Woman | Tattoo

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.

Height 13.5 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Depth 3 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number E 129 - Original Number

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