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Statuette of an ichneumon

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Bronze ichneumon. It is corroded. There is a suspension ring on the head. It has a thin and flat head.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by 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, Late–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty), 760–30 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.4 x 2.6 cm (3 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

86.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture