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Lepidotus fish

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el-Mashayikh (Lepidotonpolis)

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 4.9 x 1.1 x 7.4 cm (1 15/16 x 7/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1221

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze: details in relief, coated with heavy patina, otherwise perfect.

Provenance

Naga el-Mashayikh, (Mesheikh) radim near tomb 102, April 6, 1912 (with 12.1218 and .1219).
(Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition