<em>Princess Sobeknakht Suckling a Prince</em>, ca. 1700-after 1630 B.C.E. Copper alloy, 4 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (10.2 x 7 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 43.137. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.137_SL1.jpg)

Princess Sobeknakht Suckling a Prince

Medium: Copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1700-after 1630 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (10.2 x 7 x 8.3 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 43.137

Image: 43.137_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Copper figurine of seated woman suckling child. The woman clad in a short garment sits on the ground with the left knee raised and the right leg folded under her with foot protruding from in back of the left ankle. She holds a nude child to the right breast. The base consists of a thin, bronze placque, on the front of which is scratched an inscription, which seems to read: AbC. T’t s’bk-nht m 3 ‘t-h2w “the Princess Sebek-nakht, the justified.” Condition: Tip of nose slightly rubbed.

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