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Object Number:E482
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Upper Egypt
Thebes (Egypt)
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date Made: 1938 - 1759 BCE
Early Date: -1939
Late Date: -1758
Height: 14.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Lehman, 1891
Other Number:ES 482 - Original Number


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.


[Article] Rose, Charlotte. 2016. "Childbirth Magic". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 58. no. 3. pg. 38-45 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 2013. Quest for Treasures: Searching for Lost Empires.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 237View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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