Mask of a goddess
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mask of goddess (Aphrodite?) with wavy hair, wearing high crown. The lower register is ornamented with two sea horses confronting; between them a large round dot. In top of crown small round perforation.
Probably from Naukratis. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1886.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription