Possibly Egypto-Roman. <em>Weight in the Form of a Human Foot and Leg</em>. Bronze, 2 1/2 x 1 11/16 in., 0.3 lb. (6.4 x 4.3 cm, 121.35 g). 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, 16.246. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.246_print_negL_977_37_bw.jpg)

Weight in the Form of a Human Foot and Leg

Artist:Egypto-Roman

Medium: Bronze

Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 1 11/16 in., 0.3 lb. (6.4 x 4.3 cm, 121.35 g)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 36G

Accession Number: 16.246

Image: CUR.16.246_print_negL_977_37_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Human foot and lower leg in bronze; heavy suspension loop on top. Possibly a votive amulet, but more probably a weight to be used on a steelyard arm. Cast solid. Condition: Excellent. Bronze brown in color. No encrustation. Must have been cleaned at some time in the past. Small hole (modern) bored in base of foot.

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