Figurine of a Female
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
5 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.5 x 7.7 x 3.4 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 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.5 x 7.7 x 3.4 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, 16.161. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.161_NegG_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Terra cotta figurine – hollow; cylindrical below. Modelled and painted with orange-red and dark drown. Female figure wearing high triangular headdress, tunic with vertical striped, necklace. Reverse incised palm branch.
Condition: Headdress pierced in 3 places. Chipped around base; some of the paint scaled off.
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