Claw of a bird

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height (without base): 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.301

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze claw of a bird. It is corroded. The toes are complete. Carved details on the leg and claw.

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