Head of camel figurine

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Possibly from Temple of Aphrodite

Accession Number

88.1029

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Camel’s head

Provenance

From Naukratis, possibly the Temple of Aphrodite. 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). Pottery register notes that this object was "not on list" (EEF list). Found with P.5229.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription