Fragmentary stamp with a central animal's head

Greco-Roman


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Accession Number

86.664

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of stamp. Originally circular. Around edge, hatched lines. Within, bunches of grapes. In center an animal’s 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