Head of a bearded male figurine

Greek
Archaic Period
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.924

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bearded head, only the front half preserved.

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