Figure of a Girl Floating
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
1 1/16 x 5/8 x 11/16 in. (2.7 x 1.6 x 1.7 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figure of a Girl Floating, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Wood, 1 1/16 x 5/8 x 11/16 in. (2.7 x 1.6 x 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.609E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.609E_front_PS2.jpg)
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Wooden head from a toilet spoon. The head has a long neck which terminates in a tenon once used to connect the head to a nude frontal swimming body. The head is of a female, and the lower edges of the eyes are treated somewhat in the "hazy" manner of some art of the Amarna Period. The female wears a short wig, cut on a diagonal up towards the rear, and a kind of side braid. The locks of the wig are carved as zigzag lines.
Condition: Blackened in spots; scratched; tenon incomplete.
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