Figure of a Frog
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E.
Dynasty 1 to Dynasty 2 (possibly)
Early Dynastic Period
1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Base: 1 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. (3.8 x 4.1 cm) (show scale)
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Figure of a Frog, ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E. Faience, 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm). Anonymous loan, L58.2.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L58.2.2_transp5524.jpg)
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Pale green faience statuette of a seated frog, the head looking upward. Roughly triangular base, compact pyramidal form with mouth indicated by curved line and the eyes by circles. Almost no modeling.
Condition: Several large firing holes in surface. Glaze worn, major portion of mouth restored.
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