Fragment of Figurine of Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3650-3300 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada IIa Period
4 11/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/16 in. (11.9 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
One of three fragments of terracotta 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. The uppermost portion reattached, with a gap on back.
This item is not on view
Fragment of Figurine of Woman, ca. 3650-3300 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 4 11/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/16 in. (11.9 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.513. 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)
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