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Egyptian Female Head, Late Period, 664-332 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1454533
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
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Egyptian head of a woman wearing a tripartite wig with detailed tresses of the hair.
The rounded face with flattish nose, wide indistinct eyes. The small mouth with thick lips. One ear partially visible.
The tenon base to slot the head into a body.
Terracotta
Egyptian, Late Period, 664-332 BC
H. 6.9 cm (2.7 in)
Detached at the neck level, chip out of the chin. Weathered surface with lime deposits and root marks.
Ex New York collection of Robert Feuer, acquired 1970s-1980s.

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