Concubine figurine for tombs. They were placed along with girls who died young, in order to make them complete, as they did not attain sexual maturity yet. Also found in other tombs as they were objects that recall eros and thus rebirth.
The Third Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt began with the death of Pharaoh Ramesses XI in 1070 BC, which ended the New Kingdom, and was eventually followed by the Late Period.
Mounted on stand
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From private collector, hand-wrote declaration of property included.
Insured shipping and proper packaging.
inherited by the current owner in 1944 in Italy
From: his father
Previous ownership history: collected since 1936.
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- Ancient Egyptian
- Concubine for Tomb
- 11×2×3 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1070 - 656 a.C. - Egitto