Figurine of a bird

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

5.2 x 7 cm (2 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.384

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a bird. Red clay, rude modeling, small head.

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: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription