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Statue of seated dog

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Limestone; rude work; short hair; pointed nose and ears; much battered. From Naucratis.

Provenance

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: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

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Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 51.6 cm (20 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.178

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture