Figurine of a Female
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
5 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1 11/16 in. (13.4 x 7.8 x 4.3 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Coptic. Figurine of a Female, 6th-7th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 5 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1 11/16 in. (13.4 x 7.8 x 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.160. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.160_NegF_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Small terracotta figurine. Hollow; cylindrical below. Modelled and painted in orange-red with buff-colored tunic with black decorations. Breasts modelled in high relief, amulet (?) suspended around neck. Headdress of high triangular form pierced in 3 places. On reverse is incised palm branch running lengthwise.
Condition: General condition good, surface somewhat stained, very slight chips around base.
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