Column capital from a shrine

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
381–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.520

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze column capital from a shrine. It is molded at the top. It is much deteriorated and incrusted. See 85.519.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription