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Fragmentary Figurine

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DIMENSIONS 1 11/16 x 2 3/4 in. (4.3 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.302
    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 Fragmentary Figurine. Terracotta, 1 11/16 x 2 3/4 in. (4.3 x 7 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, 16.302. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.302_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.16.302_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragmentary terracotta figurine. Small seated nude male figure probably the child Horus. Phallic type. Back and left arm rest on low enclosure. Cast solid in one piece mould. Condition: head and right end of base missing.
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     <em>Fragmentary Figurine</em>. Terracotta, 1 11/16 x 2 3/4 in. (4.3 x 7 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, 16.302. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.302_NegA_print_bw.jpg)