Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
145 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Late Ptolemaic Period or Roman Period
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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
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Elephant, 145 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Terracotta, 1 15/16 x 2 9/16 in. (4.9 x 6.6 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, 16.270. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.270_NegE_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Small terracotta elephant with trunk held erect against forehead. Possibly originally fitted with a handle on the back. Cast hollow in two-part mould.
Condition: Detail missing from top of back. Hole just behind head.
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