Head of a caricatured male figurine

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.884

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Caricatured male head with long, narrow face, skull very deep.

Provenance

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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription