Egyptian Virtual Museum: Women Statue

This head is from a statue of a woman from the Twelfth Dynasty pyramid of King Sesostris at Lisht. The head is made of wood and traces of the original coloring remain; The wig was also made of wood, and was flecked with gilt to represent the jewelry women wore in their hair.

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