Egyptian. <em>Woman with a Baby Stacking Fruit</em>, ca. 670-650 B.C.E. Limestone, 9 7/16 x 11 5/16 in. (23.9 x 28.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.74. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.74_SL1.jpg)

Woman with a Baby Stacking Fruit


Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 670-650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 11 5/16 in. (23.9 x 28.7 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 48.74

Image: 48.74_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone tomb relief preserving portions of two registers from agricultural scene. Upper register, two girls seated opposite each other, one extracting thorn from foot of other. Lower register, between two trees - a woman seated on stool holding a child in sling; before her a stand with bowl of fruit which she touches with right hand. At upper left - portion of a storage jar (?). Fine quality. Companion piece of 49.17 and 49.18. Condition: Edges fragile and only faint traces of color remain.

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