Figurine of Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada IIa Period
8 3/4 x 1 15/16 x Depth at hips 1 9/16 in. (22.2 x 5 x 4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Terracotta figurine of a woman. Small head, with beak-like face on high neck. Small, round breasts on flat torso. Uplifted arms. Peg-shaped legs, their separation indicated by very shallow groove. Same type as 07.447.502. Buff pottery, painted red on body and head; white, indicating cloth, from hips down.
Condition: Both arms broken off above shoulders. Restored at waist, with strong pinkish overpainting. Paints abraded. Two breaks. Small patch of restoration on right hip of figure.
This item is not on view
Figurine of Woman, ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 8 3/4 x 1 15/16 x Depth at hips 1 9/16 in. (22.2 x 5 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.504. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.447.504_PS2.jpg)
overall, 07.447.504_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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