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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Head of figure
Date Made:200-395 CE (Late Roman period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:terracotta with black and red pigment
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Ehnasya
Accession Number:  MH 1904.16.A.C
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Remnants of long hair (lock below right ear); pale orange; coarse; white slip; top of head and neck are broken off. Black paint for eyes, hair. Hand-formed, with nose, mouth, ears, and hair applied. Solid core.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; heads; sculpture

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