<em>Bottle in the Form of a Mother and Child</em>, ca. 1336-1295 B.C.E. Steatite, glaze, Height: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 61.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.9_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg)

Bottle in the Form of a Mother and Child

Medium: Steatite, glaze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1336-1295 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 61.9

Image: 61.9_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Steatite figurine glazed light green of a woman seated wtih her legs folded under her and holding nude child in her lap. Headdress terminating in lotus-shaped tail. Single, long braid on let side of wig; cord around neck with large crescent-shaped amulet and beads on one side only. Figurine hollow with open, grooved base and circular opening at top. Condition: Figure of child broken and assembled with head and right side lost. Rim at top of woman's head lost. Pierced ear lopes are broken.

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