Terracotta sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
332–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

Height x width x length:1.2 x 3.1 x 3.8 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.87.263

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Light red clay terracotta sculpture fragment. It is molded and hollow. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription