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Figurine of a bird

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Statuette of a bird. Red clay, rude modeling, small head.

Provenance

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

Greek,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

5.2 x 7 cm (2 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.384

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture