Torso

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 8.2 cm (9 1/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.45973

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Torso, long, narrow and rudely sculpted figure. Head and feet missing. Back flat and plain. Plain full length garment fastens over left shoulder. Left arm at side, and riIght arm across chest.

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