Statuette of a shrew

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 6.2 x 5.2 x 13.1 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.105

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Heavy grayish bronze figurine of an ichneumon standing on a hollow, rectangular base, corroded in small spots.

Provenance

By 1901, Mrs. James F. Rhodes collection; 1901: given to the MFA by Mrs. James F. Rhodes, February 11, 1901.
(Accession Date: February 11, 1901)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James F. Rhodes