Statuette of a Toad
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.
I Dynasty (possibly)
Early Dynastic Period
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statuette of a Toad, ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Limestone, 1 1/16 × 2 11/16 in. (2.7 × 6.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.165.3_57.165.7_57.165.2_57.165.4_57.165.6_57.165.5_NegID_57.165.2_GRPA_print_bw.jpg)
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Statuette of a toad in white limestone. Frontal, legs indicated in high relief, the mouth by an horizontal incision. Shallow drill holes at irregular intervals over entire body.
Condition: Numerous longitudinal cracks. Surface slightly worn. One large chip on lower back. Scattered traces of ochre.
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