Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2008–1630 B.C.E.
8 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 3/16 in. (21.3 x 5.5 x 0.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Flat wooden female figurine with details of anatomy, garment and jewelry painted in red and black on both sides. On the reverse side is a painted image of Ta-weret. This is probably a servant figurine, although this type is also referred to as a paddle doll.
Condition: Both arms broken off below armpits, and the edges are chipped off at the head and bottom. A hole on the right side near the armpit has an ancient repair with tan plaster. Some pitting on the surface.
This item is not on view
Paddle Doll, ca. 2008–1630 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 8 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 3/16 in. (21.3 x 5.5 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.100E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.100E_GRPC_cropped_print_bw.jpg)
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