Head of a female figurine with a "melon" coiffure
4th century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery
4 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female head. Hair dressed in “melon” style.
From Naukratis, Cemetery. 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).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription