Shrew Mouse from a Coffin
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 x 1 1/2 x 3 3/16 in. (2.6 x 3.8 x 8.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Shrew Mouse from a Coffin, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 x 1 1/2 x 3 3/16 in. (2.6 x 3.8 x 8.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.690E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.690E_threequarter_PS2.jpg)
threequarter front, 37.690E_threequarter_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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One solid cast bronze figure of a shrew, probably from a coffin. The tail was made separately and is now missing.
Conditon: Green/Brown/Black patina. Tail separately cast. Rear leg broken off as are front legs. Slash on left flank (rear). Several small chips under chin missing. Otherwise in sound condition.
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