Female Figure of "Paddle Doll" Type
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E.
7 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in. (20.1 x 5.9 x 0.9 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Fragmentary flat wooden female figurine with painted details, head and one arm missing. Probably a servant figurine.
Condition: Head missing the right arm missing, painted decorations have flaked considerably. Entire surface has been incised with vertical lines. Object is of poor quality and usually referred to as a doll, but more probably to be regarded as a servant figurine of a concubine.
Female Figure of "Paddle Doll" Type, ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 7 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in. (20.1 x 5.9 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.131. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.131_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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