Fragmentary Figurine of a Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2008-1352 B.C.E.
Middle Kingdom to early New Kingdom
4 3/16 × 1 7/16 × 1 in. (10.7 × 3.6 × 2.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Fragmentary terracotta figurine of a nude woman, slightly steatopygous, with head and right shoulder and arm missing. Crudely shaped, with slender body, wide shoulders, small globular breasts, with a strand of hair between them, straight arms, separated from body, hands laid beside thighs, unshaped feet. Fingers, wrists, and a girdle above gluteal prominence, with fringes hanging down over buttocks, are indicated by deep scratches. Two holes in back at waist level. Pubic region indicated by a lump of clay; another lump at wrist, perhaps to mark the thumb. Legs separated by shallow scratch in front, by a deep cleaving line in back. Drab pottery, partly black because of insufficient baking.
Condition: Head, right shoulder and arm missing.
This item is not on view
Fragmentary Figurine of a Woman, ca. 2008-1352 B.C.E. Clay, 4 3/16 × 1 7/16 × 1 in. (10.7 × 3.6 × 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.527. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.527_NegC_print_bw.jpg)
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