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Lepidotus fish

Bronze: details in relief, coated with heavy patina, otherwise perfect.

Provenance

Naga el-Mashayikh, (Mesheikh) radim near tomb 102, April 6, 1912 (with 12.1218 and .1219). (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

Nag el-Mashayikh (Lepidotonpolis), Egypt

Accession Number

12.1221

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture