Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1420-1190 B.C.E.
Late Helladic III Period (possibly)
4 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in. (11.4 x 4.8 x 2.7 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Mycenaean. Female Figure, ca. 1420-1190 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 4 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in. (11.4 x 4.8 x 2.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 35.743. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.743_view03.jpg)
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Female statuette with arms and upper body modeled on flat circular form - a "phi" figure. Head fairly flat on top with lock of hair hanging down from crown to "waist" painted to look like a braid with short horizontal strokes; bead-like nose; eye indicated by colored dots. Prominent breasts. Pale greenish-yellow clay with hair, eyes, nose, parallel wavy lines on upper body front and back and straighter lines farther apart on skirt - all in pale brown paint.
Condition: Intact. Very small chip from left elbow. Color very worn, particularly on top of head.
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