Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Face from a statuette

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada III
Date:
ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
h. 2.3 x w. 1.8 x th. 0.5 cm (7/8 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.2.22
Not on view
Formerly collection of the Rev. Randolph Humphrey Berens (d. 1922). Berens Collection sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London [June-July 1923]; purchased at this sale by Howard Carter and sold to the Museum, 1923.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 20.

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