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Corroded; on either end is the forepart of a springing horse, in profile.

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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Object Place

Graeco-Roman

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.9 x 14.9 cm (3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.306

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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