Head of an ibis
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha
Height: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze head of an ibis. It has light green incrustation. There is a spike in the neck for insertion in a wooden? body.
From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)
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