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Head of a woman

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18–20
Date:
ca. 1550–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Medium:
Granodiorite
Dimensions:
H. 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1897
Accession Number:
97.4.145
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated at Thebes by the Egypt Exploration Fund. Allotted to the EEF in the division of finds from the Egyptian Government. Received by the Museum by subscription.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.157.

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