Eagle

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
A.D. 364–476


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

L x W x D: 10 x 5.3 x 9 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2194

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Eagle with carved feather details; tail and legs broken. Found in Deir el Ballas drawer. Eg.Inv.6679-6692 objects found together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Ballas. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947, assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: February 22, 2017)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition