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Fragmentary Stool

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood, bronze
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom (probably)
    DIMENSIONS 13 1/4 x 11 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (33.7 x 29.4 x 6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Fragmentary Stool, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Wood, bronze, 13 1/4 x 11 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (33.7 x 29.4 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.44E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.44E_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.44E_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden folding stool with curved seat. The legs are joined by bronze hinge pins, and end in carved duck heads, marked by slots for inlays. Condition: Triangular ivory inlays on ducks head now lost. Stable but weak condition. Second cross is atrophied and tapers to a point.
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