<em>Statue in a Niche</em>, ca. 2600-2345 B.C.E. Limestone, 45 1/4 x 22 1/8 x 8 in. (114.9 x 56.2 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.24E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.24E_PS1.jpg)

Statue in a Niche

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2600-2345 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 45 1/4 x 22 1/8 x 8 in. (114.9 x 56.2 x 20.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 3, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 37.24E

Image: 37.24E_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large tall rectangular door panel with a standing figure of a man carved half in the within the framework. The man wears a bobbed wig with curls in tiers, and a short kilt which is pleated on one side. His feet, which would have protruded out from the frame have been broken off. The face is broad with small eyes and mouth. Condition: Sides and rear fairly smooth; all front surfaces chipped and worn.

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