Statuette of a striding male deity

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.256a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the lower part of a bronze statuette of a striding male deity. It is very incrusted. The left leg is broken off.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription