Squatting Man Holding Gazelle
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E.
1 3/16 x 11/16 x 5/8 in. (3 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Squatting Man Holding Gazelle, ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/16 x 11/16 x 5/8 in. (3 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1054E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.1054E_PS9.jpg)
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Small green glazed faience figure of a squatting man holding a gazelle-like animal across his knees. The plinth is straight-edged in the front, and rounded in the rear. The figure wears a tunic which leaves his shoulders bare. The figure seems to be a foreign type with jutting jaw and broad nose. He wears his hair long. His hair line in the front forms a “V” facing back in the middle.
Condition: Left hand chipped; right foot and right front part of plinth missing.
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