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Fragmentary female figure

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Fragment of a statuette. Light brown unglazed clay. Irregular fracture and contour. Two pieces which have been mended. Breast and left arm of a female figure. Bands around shoulders and waist caught between breasts by a rosette.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Hera. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

88.931

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture