Obverse: Head of Athena, profile to right (round hole has been bored in the cheek). Reverse: Owl; left, olive branch and crescent; right, Greek inscription.
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: 1886).
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Greek, Classical Period, Late 5th century B.C.