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Pair of Animal Legs From a Chair of Couch

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

PERIOD Middle Kingdom or New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS a: 13 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 2 5/16 in. (33.5 x 10 x 5.8 cm) b: 12 5/8 x 2 3/16 x 3 13/16 in. (32 x 5.6 x 9.7 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Pair of Animal Legs From a Chair of Couch. Wood, a: 13 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 2 5/16 in. (33.5 x 10 x 5.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.43Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Two wooden bovine legs from furniture. A is a front leg; B is a rear left leg. Each has two wooden pegs in upper half and a fragment of tang protruding from top Condition: A: Outside face is very deteriorated. There are traces of tar/pitch at tip and top surface is unstable. Has a screw in bottom edge. B: There are several fissures in the wood but the leg is fairly well preserved. The top of the leg near the tang is corroded. Some traces of tar and pitch. Screw in bottom edge.
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