Nubian. <em>Inlay in the Form of a Woman</em>, 350–450 C.E. Ivory, 3 1/8 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (7.9 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.66.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.66.66.2_overall.JPG)

Inlay in the Form of a Woman


Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:350–450 C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/8 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (7.9 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm)



Accession Number: 66.66.2

Image: CUR.66.66.2_overall.JPG,

Catalogue Description:
Flat, light brown or deep yellow ivory plaque in the form of a standing, naked woman, who raises both arms to her coiffure; in front view. Details drawn in black; design incised. Plaque is very thin; front well smoothed. Condition: Good; slightly worn at right foot; a few discolorations in dark brown on front and back. Back is scratched as if by a tool.

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