Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
without base: 5 15/16 x 2 1/2 in. (15.1 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Coptic. Female Musician, 5th-7th century C.E. Bronze, without base: 5 15/16 x 2 1/2 in. (15.1 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 67.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.67.4_detail01_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Solid-cast bronze figure of a woman standing, with feet closed, on a support in form of a colonnette with twisted shaft, holding a clapper in each hand with raised arms; on her head a fish, probably a dolphin, with forked tail. Her long wig ends in uncurled corkscrew locks; she has bracelets and armlets and, round her neck, a cord which supports a shapeless pendant between her breasts.
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