Fragment of female statuette
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Overall: 6.2 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm (2 7/16 x 13/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female statuette, the lower part from above the knees are all gone. Severe archaic female figure in Egyptian style with the arms extended the full length at the sides and back pillar on the back. Surface details in black include the hair, breasts and a rim on the lower edge. Groteque features; pierced through the back.
From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1888)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription