Figure of a Nude Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2008-1721 B.C.E.
Middle Kingdom (possibly)
2 15/16 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (7.4 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figure of a Nude Woman, ca. 2008-1721 B.C.E. Ivory, 2 15/16 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (7.4 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1206E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1206E_view1.jpg)
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Ivory statuette of a woman. The woman is represented as being nude and standing with her feet together and her legs at her sides. She stands on a small, rectangular plinth. Her breasts are rather large. She wears a short bob wig decorated with horizontal and vertical striations to represent curls. The woman's figure is rather heavy; the facial features are rather nondescript. The space between the upper arms and the body and part of the space between the legs are hollowed out.
Condition: Incrustations in hollows; front of plinth pitted.
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