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Shows a human head with shoulder-length hair and wearing a hat (?); part of the bowl is preserved at the attachment. There is a hole drilled horizontally through the body of the figure (below and just behind shoulder level), the sides of which are filed quite flat, perhaps for the joining of...

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From Naukratis. 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: December 22, 1887 - Deaccessioned: December 21, 1906)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period,


Naukratis, Egypt


Height x length: 5 x 3.8 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World