Small Figurine of a Kneeling Man
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
1 3/4 x 9/16 x 7/8 in. (4.4 x 1.5 x 2.3 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin WIlbour Fund
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Small Figurine of a Kneeling Man, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 3/4 x 9/16 x 7/8 in. (4.4 x 1.5 x 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin WIlbour Fund, 37.359E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.362E_37.359E_NegA_glass_bw_SL4.jpg)
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Small bronze figure of a kneeling priest intended for insertion via a tenon which descends from his knees. His forearms are raised in a gesture of worship. The right arm has been bent. He wears a skull cap and pleated skirt.
Condition: Brown/black patina. The whole surface is quite shiny from a shellac coating. Some pits are present. The left arm may have been bent in antiquity into its now unnatural position. Otherwise in good condition. Solid cast.
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