<em>Male Statuette</em>, ca. 3800–3650 B.C.E. Ivory, 11/16 x 7 1/16 in. (1.8 x 17.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 35.1268. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.1268_front_PS6.jpg)

Male Statuette

Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3800–3650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11/16 x 7 1/16 in. (1.8 x 17.9 cm)


Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 35.1268

Image: 35.1268_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Free-standing elongated ivory figure of a man wearing a so-called Libyan sheath. Eyes circular and originally inlaid. Prominent ears, elongated face. Legs entirely in the round. Few details indicated on body. Arms, now missing, were very elongated, extending down well onto thighs. Condition: Arms missing. Inlay of eyes missing. Back of head missing.

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