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Figure of Anubis

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/16 x 3/8 x 11/16 in. (5.3 x 0.9 x 1.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Light green glazed faience figure of a striding jackal-headed god wearing a short striated kilt, and holding his arms along the side of his body. The wig is tripartite; the navel is indicated by a deep depression. The back pillar stops below the shoulder level, and bulge slightly in the middle. There is a hole for a cord through the back pillar at waist level. Condition: Complete
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Figure of Anubis, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 2 1/16 x 3/8 x 11/16 in. (5.3 x 0.9 x 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1017E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1017E_front_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 37.1017E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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