Egyptian. <em>Handle of a Fly Whisk (?) in the Form of Bound Nubian</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Wood, 1 7/16 x 8 3/16 in. (3.6 x 20.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.275E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.275E_erg456.jpg)

Handle of a Fly Whisk (?) in the Form of Bound Nubian


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 7/16 x 8 3/16 in. (3.6 x 20.8 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.275E

Image: CUR.37.275E_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden figure of a bound Nubian with head tilted upwards so that face is perpendicular to body. His feet rest upon a section of wood carved in the following manner. The body is painted black; the collar around the neck has traces of red. Condition: Head cracked, bonds cracked. Longitudinal crack from chin down through base.

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