Lotus capital from a shrine

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
381–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Height: 10.1 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

85.519

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze, hollow, heavily encrusted, and flattened. See 85.520.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription