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Figurine of a Bullfrog

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Stone
  • Place Made: Africa
  • DATES 30 B.C.E.-200 C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (5.5 x 4.5 x 7.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 76.103
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Frederica Tchacos
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Figurine of a Bullfrog, 30 B.C.E.-200 C.E. Stone, 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (5.5 x 4.5 x 7.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederica Tchacos, 76.103. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.76.103_NegD_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.76.103_NegD_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One figurine of a bull frog in green stone; it sits on a scribed, circular base and is hollow; the neck is swollen as if croaking. Condition: The surface is chipped; the swelling of the throat on both sides is broken.
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     <em>Figurine of a Bullfrog</em>, 30 B.C.E.-200 C.E. Stone, 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (5.5 x 4.5 x 7.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederica Tchacos, 76.103. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.76.103_NegD_print_bw.jpg)