Torso

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite

Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 3.6 cm (3 9/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45976

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small fragmentary figure, limestone dull gray. Head and feet missing. Both arms are bent across the chest. Left hand holds small object. Necklace and belt. Long garment.

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