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Statuette of a striding male deity

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This fragment is the lower part of a bronze statuette of a striding male deity. It is very incrusted. The left leg is broken off.

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: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.256a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture