Figurine of Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3650 B.C.E.-3300 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada IIa Period
6 5/8 x 1 13/16 x depth at hips 3/4 in. (16.8 x 4.6 x 1.9 cm)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figurine of Woman, ca. 3650 B.C.E.-3300 B.C.E. Terracotta, painted, 6 5/8 x 1 13/16 x depth at hips 3/4 in. (16.8 x 4.6 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.503. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.503_NegB_print_bw.jpg)
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Pottery figurine of a woman; with uplifted arms. Simplified form. Probably represents a female figure although breasts are not shown. Torso flat. Lower part peg-shaped. Buff pottery. Red paint on torso; white paint, indicating cloth, from hips down to "feet".
Condition: Lacks head, right arm, upper left arm. Torso covered with pinkish overpainting, hiding a repair at waist. White paint abraded.
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