Ibis figurine

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


Object Place: Egypt, Possibly Alexandria

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.1 x 1.5 x 4.3 cm (1 1/4 x 9/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1748

Medium or Technique

Gold sheet over core; blue enamel

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Oblong gold plinth, feathers represented by light blue and dark blue copper enamel. Alexandrian.

Provenance

Possibly from Alexandria. By 1904: Purchased from the E. P. Warren collection for the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 1904)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund