Small Statuette of an Ibis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2 13/16 x 11/16 x 2 1/8 in. (7.1 x 1.7 x 5.4 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Statuette of an Ibis, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 2 13/16 x 11/16 x 2 1/8 in. (7.1 x 1.7 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.555E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.555E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Small bronze figure of an Ibis striding upon a rectangular plinth. An ostrich feather connects the tip of the bird's beak to the plinth. One tang descends from base.
Condition: Dark brown/ black patina. Surface pitted, especially on beak, back and underside of tail. Green corrosion in some of these pits.
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