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Seated Statuette

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 3rd-4th century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 5 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/16 in. (14.4 x 9.8 x 5.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.271
    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
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    CAPTION Seated Statuette, 3rd-4th century C.E. Terracotta, 5 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/16 in. (14.4 x 9.8 x 5.6 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, 16.271. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE front, CUR.16.271_NegC_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Seated terra cotta statuette of a nude man holding in his left arm a harp on which he plays with his phallus. Cast hollow in two parts mould. Condition: General condition good. Slightly worn, extensive remains of plaster (?) around base of phallus.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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    Seated Statuette

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