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Details cut in low relief. Upper fin (missing) had been fitted with peg. Tail missing. Wooden peg for stand.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / near quarry.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

12.1222

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture