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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Head of a figure
Date Made:200-395 CE (Late Roman period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Pink Clay
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Ehnasya
Measurements:Overall: 1 13/16 in x 1 in x 1 in; 4.6 cm x 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1904.20.A.C
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Pink clay; coarse; paint: red and black; head with tall headdress; nose and ears are modelled; traces of black paint; red paint overall; broken off at neck; flat back. Slightly flaring headdress is flat across top. Solid core; hand-formed; features applied.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; heads; sculpture; headdresses

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