Inlay in the Form of a Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Nubian. Inlay in the Form of a Woman, 350-450 C.E. Ivory, 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 (7.9 x 3.5). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.66.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.66.66.2_negA_print_bw.jpg)
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Flat, light brown or deep yellow ivory plaque in the form of a standing, naked woman, who raises both arms to her coiffure; in front view. Details drawn in black; design incised. Plaque is very thin; front well smoothed.
Condition: Good; slightly worn at right foot; a few discolorations in dark brown on front and back. Back is scratched as if by a tool.
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