Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite
Height: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This vessel takes the form of a human figure. A forearm and hand are visible on the right, and there are traces of both on the left side. It has gray incrustation. The base is rounded. It is broken off at the top.
From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1888)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription