Head of Medusa
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery
Medium or Technique
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Applique winged Medusa-head. Wings spread from forehead; both broken and mended; dull reddish-brown; unglazed; slightest traces of applied color.
From Naukratis, Cemetery. 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