Torso

Egyptian
Roman?


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 6.2 cm (3 5/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45975

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone, light gray. Torso of standing figure, back rough and plain. Headdress. Left arm at side. Right arm across chest. Holding conical wine glass? Ball bead necklace. Belt.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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