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Sculptor's model of a king

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Head of a king with uraeus facing right.

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, Dynasty 26, 688–525 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.732

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture