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Statuette of Anubis

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Bronze, electrum, gold
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 3/8 x 1 1/16 x 3/4 in. (8.6 x 2.7 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One solid cast bronze figure of Anubis. Jackal headed with striated lappet wig. He sports a shendyt kilt, striding with left leg forward. His hands are held, clenched into fists at his sides. The whites of the eyes are gilded. Condition: Left leg lost from the knee down. Right foot lacking and left ear tip missing as well. Large portion of the right ear is also missing. The snout is chipped left side. Good green/black patina. Solid cast.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Statuette of Anubis, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, electrum, gold, 3 3/8 x 1 1/16 x 3/4 in. (8.6 x 2.7 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.401E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.401E_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.401E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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