Egyptian. <em>Statuette of a Soldier</em>, ca. 1390–1353 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, Height: 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.64. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.64_erg456.jpg)

Statuette of a Soldier


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1390–1353 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 57.64

Image: CUR.57.64_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Man wearing the 'Nubian' hairstyle later adopted by Nefertiti and her family. Military kilt loosely knotted in front with pointed frontal flap. His hair and kilt identify him as a military officer. Left hand fisted and drilled to hold object; right hand open and held at right angle to body. Slightly swelling abdomen. Left leg preserved to ankle; right leg cut off at knee and surface trimmed. Remains of black paint on wig. Base missing.

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