Statuette of bird

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.164

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone statue of a bird. The details are incised. It is crude work.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription