Statuette of a Frog
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.
Dynasty 1 (possibly)
Early Dynastic Period
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Statuette of a frog in black steatite, mat finish. Seated, frontal with head slightly raised. Eyes in high relief as are rear legs. Exceptionally, the details of the flat base are worked with considerable care. Technique of manufacture and style differ from those of other sculptures in this group.
Condition; All legs chipped, otherwise intact.
This item is not on view
Statuette of a Frog, ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Steatite, 2 15/16 × 4 5/16 in. (7.4 × 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.165.2_NegID_57.165.2_GRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg)
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