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Limestone. From Naukratis.

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: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 6.7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.733

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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