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Fragment of Figurine of Woman

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, pigment
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 3650-3300 B.C.E.
PERIOD Predynastic Period, Naqada IIa Period
DIMENSIONS Height: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 07.447.512
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Fragment of Figurine of Woman, ca. 3650-3300 B.C.E. Terracotta, pigment, Height: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.512. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.07.447.411_.410_.408_.407_.406_.405_.493_.492_.490_.487a_.488_.416_.414_.790_.513_.512_.507_.506_.497_.495_.494_NegID_07.447.405GRPA_print_bw.jpg)
IMAGE group, CUR.07.447.411_.410_.408_.407_.406_.405_.493_.492_.490_.487a_.488_.416_.414_.790_.513_.512_.507_.506_.497_.495_.494_NegID_07.447.405GRPA_print_bw.jpg., 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One of three fragments of pottery figurines of women, of the type of 07.447.500-07.447.523, comprising the peg-shaped footless lower parts. Mediocre red pottery. Separation of legs indicated by very shallow groove. Object 07.447.512, broken at hips, shows traces of white paint, indicating cloth. Object 07.447.513, broken near "feet" and at waist, shows in addition red paint on the latter. Object 07.447.514, much smaller than all others, of the group 07.447.500-07.447.523, is broken near feet and below hip; it shows no trace of white paint, but slight traces of red paint. Condition: Fragmentary.
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 <em>Fragment of Figurine of Woman</em>, ca. 3650-3300 B.C.E. Terracotta, pigment, Height: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.512. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.07.447.411_.410_.408_.407_.406_.405_.493_.492_.490_.487a_.488_.416_.414_.790_.513_.512_.507_.506_.497_.495_.494_NegID_07.447.405GRPA_print_bw.jpg)