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Small Figure of a Priest Walking

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Possible Place Made: Memphis, Egypt
  • DATES 664–332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 13/16 in. (7.8 x 3.6 x 2.1 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One small bronze figure of a priest. Solid cast. He wears close cropped hair and strides with left foot advanced. With his left hand holds a small figure of an ape to his chest. Condition: Green/black patina overall. Lacks right hand and front of left foot. Chip is taken from the top of the head revealing cuprite layer. Solid cast in fine condition. Surface superficially pitted.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Small Figure of a Priest Walking, 664–332 B.C.E. Bronze, 3 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 13/16 in. (7.8 x 3.6 x 2.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.552E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.552E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.552E_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2023
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