viernes, 26 de febrero de 2016

Statue of a Woman with Her Daughter

Statue of a Woman with Her Daughter
The statue depicts a mother combing her daughter's hair. The mother is seated with her legs extending in front of her. The daughter sits on her mother's legs. The mother places her hands on the daughter's head and is combing her hair to style it. Ancient Egyptian hairstyles, especially those of women, were elaborate, often created with ribbons, floral garlands, and elegant pins. Traces of colors can be seen on the statue, for example, on th...e hair of the mother. Traces of black can be seen on the little girl, especially around the eyes.
Inventory number JE 33732

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