<em>Figure Vase of Woman Holding Dog</em>, ca. 1479–1353 B.C.E. Clay, 7 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in. (19.3 x 6.3 x 4.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.331E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.331E_erg456.jpg)

Figure Vase of Woman Holding Dog

Medium: Clay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479–1353 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in. (19.3 x 6.3 x 4.9 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.331E

Image: CUR.37.331E_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Figure vase in the form of a footless woman holding a small animal (jackal?) to her thorax in her left hand and forearm. Her right have holds a bolt of cloth (?). The vessel has a flaring rim with loop handle. Condition: A high polish produced by burnishing covers the entire figure up to the level of the head. The head and face exhibit coarse texture. A small chip is missing from the rim of the vessel.

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