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Painted Statue of Anubis

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, painted
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 14 15/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/4 in. (38 x 23 x 23.5 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION Painted Statue of Anubis. Limestone, painted, 14 15/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/4 in. (38 x 23 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.662. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Painted limestone statue of Anubis preserved down to waist. Apparently a seated figure – two columns of inscriptions on plinth. Name lost from inscription. Condition: Preserved portion in good condition. Minor chips, extensive remains of paint in inscription. Faint traces of blue in wig and red on body. Face and nose a curious brown, probably the remains of paint. Good workmanship. Examination showed face to be modern; it has been removed.
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