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Figurine of a Female

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Coptic
MEDIUM Terracotta, painted
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 6th-7th century C.E.
    DIMENSIONS 5 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.5 x 7.7 x 3.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.161
    CREDIT LINE 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
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Coptic. Figurine of a Female, 6th-7th century C.E. Terracotta, painted, 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
    IMAGE front, CUR.16.161_view1_ICA.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terra cotta figurine. Hollow: cylindrical below. Modelled and painted with orange-red and dark brown. Female figure wearing high triangular headdress, tunic with vertical stripes, necklace. Reverse incised palm branch.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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