<em>Appliqué of a Seated God</em>, ca. 945-525 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 11 5/8 × 5 1/4 × 2 3/4 in. (29.5 × 13.4 × 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 74.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.74.22_wwg8.jpg)

Appliqué of a Seated God

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 945-525 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11 5/8 × 5 1/4 × 2 3/4 in. (29.5 × 13.4 × 7 cm)


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


Accession Number: 74.22

Image: CUR.74.22_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
A wooden applique representing a diety. The deity is mummiform, seated upon a throne with a back. He wears a divine beard, long tripartite wig and holds a staff vertically. The applique is probably from the outer screen of a box coffin. Condition: Eight holes for attachment. Color remains in several areas (red-orange, light blue, white, black). Wood is stable but cracks in several places; through hands, top of thighs, at knee. Toes and front base of throne gone. Portion at back lower area of throne gone. Reverse is plain.

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