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Ancient Art

Statuette of a “Concubine”

2345–2181 B.C.

Painted stucco over wood

H. (including base plinth): 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)
H. (excluding base plinth): 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1956.33.48
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasty 6
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1956 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 199, no. 157, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.