Statuette of a Seated Boy? or Man?
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.
Dynasty 1 (probably)
Early Dynastic Period
2 1/4 × 1 3/8 × 1 5/8 in. (5.7 × 3.5 × 4.1 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Statuette of seated boy (?) or man (?) ion green fayence. Figure apparently nude with left hand held to mouth and is seated in high-backed chair. Right hand against thigh. Wide flat head with eyes and mouth indicated by incisions. A rare type. All surfaces glazed.
Condition: Glaze worn and in places chipped slightly.
This item is not on view
Statuette of a Seated Boy? or Man?, ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Faience, 2 1/4 × 1 3/8 × 1 5/8 in. (5.7 × 3.5 × 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.165.6_NegID_57.165.2_GRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg)
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