<em>Female Figurine</em>, ca. 1938–1539 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 4 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (11.8 x 4.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.25. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.48.25_NegC_print_bw.jpg)

Female Figurine

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1938–1539 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (11.8 x 4.7 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 48.25

Image: CUR.48.25_NegC_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone statuette of a woman. Body nude with hands held at sides. Figure ends at knees. On front half of head a wig painted black with conventional square incisions. Rear half of head shaved and painted with dot pattern except for three braids which hang down on to body. Wig is undercut above shoulders. Entire body may have been glazed as there are remains of pale blue on base. Faint traces of armlets and band above hips. Condition: Intact. Surface dirty.

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