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Head of a hound

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 3.2 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1712

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Clear glass head of a hound with droopy ears in high relief. (see 03.1710-12)

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1710-03.1712) for 8 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund