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Statuette of a Seated Frog

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Faience
DATES ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E.
DYNASTY I Dynasty - II Dynasty (possibly)
PERIOD Early Dynastic Period
DIMENSIONS 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm) Base: 1 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. (3.8 x 4.1 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Anonymous loan
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CAPTION Statuette of a Seated Frog, ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E. Faience, 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous loan, L58.2.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, L58.2.2_transp5524.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pale green faience figure of a seated frog, with head looking upward. Mouth indicated by a curved line and eyes by circles. Almost no modeling. Roughly triangular base.
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