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Figure of a Nubian Captive

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 8th-7th century B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 x 1/2 x 9/16 in. (2.6 x 1.3 x 1.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1111E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Egyptian. Figure of a Nubian Captive, 8th-7th century B.C.E. Faience, 1 x 1/2 x 9/16 in. (2.6 x 1.3 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1111E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1111E_negB_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE threequarter front, CUR.37.1111E_negB_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small faience figure of a Nubian captive. The figure kneels upon a flat plinth with is arms bound tight against his sides (the cords are indicated on the rear of the arms and body). The rear of the head is flat. The figure is now a dark brownish green; the hair is black. Condition: Glaze darkened; small chips in plinth.
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