University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 54-33-6
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 305 - 30 B.C.E.
Early Date: -306
Late Date: -29
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Fish
Credit Line:Purchased from Leonard Epstein, 1954

Description

Oxyrhynchus fish. Engraved necklace and gills and details of the fins; eyes were inlaid; complete with crown, uraeus, sun disk in cow horns; eye for hanging, base.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1958 - 31 Dec 1958)View Objects in Exhibition
Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980 - 15 Feb 2016)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart, et al. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science. : Page/Fig./Plate: 12View Objects cited in this Publication

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