Head-dress from bronze figurine

Egyptian
Late–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
760–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.325

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Only the upper patr of the headdress remains of this bronze figurine. The headdress features a horned sun disk and two tall feathers. Such features may have adorned the headdrress of a number of different deities.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by 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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription