Fragment of head of figurine with an Amazon's cap

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.925

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of head wearing Amazon’s peaked cap.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription