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Head of horse figurine

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Head of a horse figurine of reddish clay. It is broken off at the neck. It is hollow.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: May 1, 1897)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Findspot

Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.1 x 7.3 cm (2 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.903

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta); mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture