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Nude female statuette

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Nude female statuette. In frontal pose with right arm hanging straight at the side. The navel is a large hole. Missing, the head, left arm and feet.

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, Archaic Period, 5th century B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.878

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture