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Lepidotus fish

Scales and fins indicated by incised lines in relief. Eyes inlaid, but missing. Perfect condition with peg for stand.

Provenance

Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), radim near tomb 102, April 6, 1912 (with 12.1218 and 12.1221). (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Egypt

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

12.1219

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture