Nude female statuette

Greek
Archaic Period
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.878

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Nude female statuette. In frontal pose with right arm hanging straight at the side. The navel is a large hole. Missing, the head, left arm and feet.

Provenance

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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription