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Female head

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 1.8 x 0.5 cm (1 1/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.217

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Deep blue, head on both sides in low relief the face and neck coated with a warm gray. Broken through the neck. Hole vertically through 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 August 1886.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription