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Man in Near Eastern dress

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Broken across at the waist, the figure is somewhat worn and incrusted, showing a light buff color, but otherwise what remains is in excellent condition. The man wears a headcloth, earrings, a long tunic, and a short mantle. His left arm is at his side, and the right is held in the mantle, as...

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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: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Cypriote, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.


Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 416.


13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stone; limestone


The Ancient World