Female nude, with long arms extended full length close to the sides. Broken off through the legs just above the knees. Back a good deal battered. Dirty-worn white but showing traces of color in some places. Wears a head piece. Crude features.
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: June 2, 2009)
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