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Head of a caricatured male figurine

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Caricatured male head with long, narrow face, skull very deep.

Provenance

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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.884

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture