Figurine of Nefertum

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 1.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-286

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Crude bronze figurine of Nefertum wearing crown.

Provenance

Excavated at Giza, in surface debris west of G 7140 south of room M of the Isis temple (field number 26-1-286) by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition January 8, 1926.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition