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Head of an ibis

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Bronze head of an ibis. It has light green incrustation. There is a spike in the neck for insertion in a wooden? body.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.446

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture