<em>Female Figure of "Paddle Doll" Type</em>, ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 7 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in. (20.1 x 5.9 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.131. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.131_view2.jpg)

Female Figure of "Paddle Doll" Type

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in. (20.1 x 5.9 x 0.9 cm)


Museum Location: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 16.131

Image: CUR.16.131_view2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragmentary flat wooden female figurine with painted details, head and one arm missing. Probably a servant figurine. Condition: Head missing the right arm missing, painted decorations have flaked considerably. Entire surface has been incised with vertical lines. Object is of poor quality and usually referred to as a doll, but more probably to be regarded as a servant figurine of a concubine.

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