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Figure of a Standing Man

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Faience
  • Possible Place Made: Abydos, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY I Dynasty-II Dynasty (possibly, or earlier)
    PERIOD Early Dynastic Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (7.6 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Figure of a Standing Man, ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E. Faience, 3 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (7.6 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.32.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 58.32.1_front_PS6.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 58.32.1_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue faience statuette of a standing man preserved to beginning of legs. Frontal arms at sides. Legs were in the round. Coarse work. Presumably a votive piece. Condition: Glaze badly worn, legs missing, scattered chips.
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