<em>Paddle Doll</em>, ca. 2081–1700 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. (22.3 x 6.3 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.101E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.101E_PS9.jpg)

Paddle Doll

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2081–1700 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. (22.3 x 6.3 x 0.7 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.101E

Image: 37.101E_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat wooden female figurine with details of anatomy, garment, and jewelry painted in red and black on both sides. The reverse side bears painted representations of Ta-weret, a dog or jackal, and a couple engaged in erotic act. Probably a servant figurine. Condition: Part of the left arm was chipped off, and there is bad chipping all around the edges of the figure. The bottom left edge is missing.

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