Figure of a Frog
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E.
Dynasty 1 to Dynasty 2 (probably)
Early Dynastic Period
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Figure of a Frog, ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E. Limestone, 2 3/16 x 5 7/16 in. (5.5 x 13.8 cm). Anonymous loan, L58.2.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.L58.2.2_L58.2.4_L58.2.6_erg3.jpg)
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Limestone sculpture of a crouching frog. Pointed head formed in same mass with body. Eyes indicated by circular depressions; legs in low relief. No details indicated on body. Presumably a votive offering.
Condition: Left rear leg and lower back chipped.
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