Female Torso with Arms Missing
Arts of Africa
9 5/8 x 4 x 3 5/8 in. (24.4 x 10.1 x 9.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher
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Female Torso with Arms Missing, ca. 1300. Terracotta, 9 5/8 x 4 x 3 5/8 in. (24.4 x 10.1 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher, 1996.170.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1996.170.17_print_threequarter_bw.jpg)
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Stylized figure of a female torso. Distinct facial details include hair, features, pendant necklace and earrings. Condition: in stable condition. The top notch of the head, both arms, PR breast and lower body are missing. Under UV light the remains of a sticky label (?) are visible as a greenish white fluorescence on center of chest., as well as scattered drips of adhesive. The object was drilled at the bottom to accomodate a sleeve to install a mount. (Further details, see supplementary accession file.)
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