Egyptian. <em>Furniture Attachment (?) in Form of Bound Prisoner</em>, ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E. Wood, 6 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. (17.1 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.612E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.612E_NegH1_print_bw.jpg)

Furniture Attachment (?) in Form of Bound Prisoner


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. (17.1 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.612E

Image: CUR.37.612E_NegH1_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden figure of a bound prisoner (arms at the sides) without bindings. The head is turned to the left. Small vertical holes are seen in the head and neck and large vertical slot exists in the top of the back. Condition: Cracked slightly on the front of the simple kilt shown. Crack at the lower right edge of kilt and in right leg, these last two being intentional. Four slits in the surface around the edge of the vertical slot on the back appear to be intentional as well.

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