Head of a figurine

Cypriote
Early Dynastic Period
575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Accession Number

11.45922

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head and shoulders of a female figurine, broken diagonally across chest. Nose and chin batered. Archaic facial features with smiling mouth, large ears, long wavy hair parted in the middle.

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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription