Unknown, (Mexican, Nayarit), Seated pregnant woman, 300 BCE-300 CE, red terra-cotta, Museum purchase. (70.18)
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Facsimile of the alabaster head of King Mankaure in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

During World War II, works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston were stored at the Williams College Museum of Art, and the MFA was so grateful to the museum for keeping their objects safe during wartime they gave us a facsimile Egyptian head and let us put on a paintings exhibition of their works which were not normally loaned out.

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