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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Head of figure
Date Made:200-395 CE (Late Roman period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Clay with red and black pigment
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Ehnasya
Measurements:overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 5.4 cm x 3.5 cm x 3.8 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1904.15.A.C
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Coarse pink/red color; protruding nose and mouth. Band of hair around forehead and descending behind ears. Hand- formed, with applied nose, band, and disk-shaped ears. Solid core. Eyes not indicated.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; heads; sculpture

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