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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Head
Date Made:200-395 CE (Late Roman period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Dark Clay with red piment
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Ehnasya
Measurements:overall: 2 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 5.6 cm x 3 cm x 3.2 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1904.18.A.C
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Head with tall headdress. Clay is dark red and coarse; slip is buff; paint is red; nose and mouth are modelled; horizontal bands of red on crown; broken off at neck; flat back. Solid core; hand-formed, with applied nose, mouth and disk ears.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; heads; sculpture; headdresses

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