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Female votive figurine

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The lower half of the body with a long garment, the feet, and the rectangular plinth all indicate that this statuette was once roughly similar to M.F.A. no. 88.737. The carving is elegant, and the feet are characterized by being placed side by side on the plinth. The figure is Egyptianizing in...

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From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Cypriote, Cypro-Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.


Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 409.


8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World