Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Possible Place Made: Egypt
Late Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
4 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 11/16 in. (10.8 x 5.8 x 4.3 cm) (show scale)
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
Incomplete terracotta statuette of a Pigmy probably represented dancing. Figure is nude. Head twisted to left. Face portrays an old man. Apparently not cast (?). Unusually good workmanship.
Condition: Preserved portion in good condition. Arms and legs missing.
This item is not on view
Incomplete Statuette, 145-30 B.C.E. Terracotta, 4 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 11/16 in. (10.8 x 5.8 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, 16.276. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.276_NegE_print_bw.jpg)
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