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Statuette of a king

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Bronze kneeling king. He is nude, except for close cap with uraeus on the front. There are remains of a spike in bottom.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast, 760–30 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.445

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture