Bust of a female figurine

Greek
Archaic Period
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Accession Number

86.393

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head and bust, head covered by mantle. Hair in braids on either side of neck.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription