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        Figure of a woman, from Upper Egypt

        Egyptian, Naqada I Period (c.4000-3000 BC). Medium: bone. Possibly placed in graves to act as concubines to the deceased in the afterlife or to provide magical support for the owner's rebirth; eyes inlaid with lapiz lazuli; Provenance: British Museum, London, UK. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.

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