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Figure of a jackal

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Bronze figure of a jackal. It is standing on a bronze base. The surface is corroded and worn, but the details are still visible.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Egyptian, Late or Greco-Roman Period, 760–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.579

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture