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Stauette of a human-headed bird

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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,

Object Place

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

86.394

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture