Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
early 1st millennium B.C.E.
3 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 13/16 in. (8.8 x 7.5 x 2.1 cm) (show scale)
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Designated Purchase Fund
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Female Figurine, early 1st millennium B.C.E. Clay, 3 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 13/16 in. (8.8 x 7.5 x 2.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 78.135.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.78.135.2_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Molded nude figure with full, rounded upper arms and hips, articulated on the front only. Hands support small breasts; between them falls a pendant hanging from chevron-patterned straps which continue, crossing the body, below the arms; a triple ridged bracelet decorates each wrist; the naval is elongated vertically; below it are three raised folds of flesh and a large pubic triangle decorated with rows of raised dots.
Condition: Head and lower legs missing, worn chips along the edges, large worn chip from the figure's right arm.
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