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Figure of a small reclining animal

Type
Figure: animal
Historical period(s)
Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Medium
Clay
Dimension(s)
3.7 x 4.4 x 2.0 cm
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1908.103

To 1908
Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi, in Cairo, in 1908 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1744, summary on pg. 407, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Ali Arabi
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Keyword(s)
Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE)
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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