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Terracotta sculpture fragment

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Light red clay terracotta sculpture fragment. It is molded and hollow. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty), 332–30 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length:1.2 x 3.1 x 3.8 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.87.263

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture