Model fish

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris east of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 4.1 x 0.6 x 4.9 cm (1 5/8 x 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2271

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Model of a fish (emblem) on a standard, all one piece, same on both sides, detailed.

Provenance

From Giza, debris east of Pyramid I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition