Head of an ape figurine

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.880

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of an ape.

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