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Bronze; surface corroded; slight traces of gilding.

Provenance

From Tell Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1887: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Tell Gemayemi, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.476

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

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