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 (possibly)
Early Dynastic Period
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Figure of a Frog, ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E. Steatite, 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (4.2 x 9.5 cm). Anonymous loan, L58.2.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.L58.2.2_L58.2.4_L58.2.6_erg3.jpg)
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Black steatite sculpture of a crouching frog. Legs and eyes in high relief, the mouth indicated by an incision. Considerable modeling in body.
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