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Title:

Clay execration figure

Maker(s) &
Production:

, Egypt

Category:

figure

Name:

figurine

Date:

circa 2160 B.C. circa 1650 B.C.

Period:

First Intermediate Period-Middle Kingdom

Description:

female captive figure, with hands tied behind back and tattoo marks. The figure represents a bound woman, whose tattooed body and short wig suggests that she was foreigner.

Find Spot:

Egypt

Dimension:

length, 12, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1939; Hornblower, G. D., OBE

Documentation:

Vassilika, Eleni. 1995. Egyptian Art [1995].
no.18, p.44

Ashton, S.A.. 2004. Roman Egyptomania.London: Golden House Publicationsp. 124 & 125

Accession:

Object Number: E.189.1939
(Antiquities)
(record id: 53883; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2017-05-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/53883





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