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Statuette of a Woman

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

DYNASTY Early XXVI Dynasty
PERIOD In the style of the Third Intermediate Period, if ancient
DIMENSIONS Height: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Statuette of a Woman. Ivory, Height: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 49.166. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ivory statuette of standing woman. Feet together with peg on sole of each foot for insertion in separate base (missing). Breasts exposed. Garment commences immediately below breasts with wide hem. Lappet wig. Arms made as separate pieces with peg for left arm placing hand slightly forward. Condition: Fair. Ivory is desiccated with numerous surface cracks. Only trivial chips lost from surface. Left foot broken off at ankle and again broken across instep. Toes missing.
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