Statuette of a Seated Boy? or Man?
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.
I Dynasty (probably)
Early Dynastic Period
2 1/4 × 1 3/8 × 1 5/8 in. (5.7 × 3.5 × 4.1 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statuette of a Seated Boy? or Man?, ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Faience, 2 1/4 × 1 3/8 × 1 5/8 in. (5.7 × 3.5 × 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.6. 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)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Statuette of seated boy (?) or man (?) ion green fayence. Figure apparently nude with left hand held to mouth and is seated in high-backed chair. Right hand against thigh. Wide flat head with eyes and mouth indicated by incisions. A rare type. All surfaces glazed.
Condition: Glaze worn and in places chipped slightly.
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