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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Head with tall headdress
Date Made:200-395 CE (Late Roman period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:pink/orange terracotta
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Ehnasya
Measurements:overall: 3 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 9.5 cm x 4.8 cm x 4.4 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1904.13.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 and band around forehead. Clay: pink/orange; coarse; slip: buff; paint: traces of black. Head with nose, mouth and ears only. Features modelled; wearing wig with disk above; black pigment on wig, disc and neck; broken off at neck; forehead and front of wig battered. Hand-formed, with applied nose, oval disk ears, and band of hair that goes across forehead and then down behind both ears. Solid core.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; heads; human; headdresses; sculpture

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