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Statuette of a Woman

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Wood
  • Place Made: Africa
  • DATES ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (25.6 x 7 x 4.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 54.29
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Statuette of a Woman, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Wood, 10 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (25.6 x 7 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.29_PS4.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 54.29_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Standing wooden statuette of unknown lady. Left leg advanced, right arm pendant by side, left arm held against body under breasts. Long unpleated dress; heavy and elaborately braided wig with three large braids in relief at rear. Flat, shallow face with large almond-shaped eyes. Condition: Base and feet lost as are objects originally – clasped in each hand. Wood has split up front of body and across rear of wig. General condition. Good.
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     <em>Statuette of a Woman</em>, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Wood, 10 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (25.6 x 7 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.29_PS4.jpg)