Head of a female figurine
4th century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female head, hair parted in the middle and drawn down low at the sides; confined at the back by a sphendone.
From Naukratis. 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).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription