Medium: Limestone, pigment
Dates:middle of 4th century B.C.E.
Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 3 in. (15 x 7.6 cm)
Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 63.37
Catalogue Description: Limestone plaque (votive offering?) with representation in high relief of a woman standing, hands clasped in Persian gesture, frontal and dressed in Persian costume. Curled hair, diadem, Achaemenid bracelet, earrings and necklace. Costume seems to consist of a dress and an outer garment or cloak tied with a heavy cord. No parallel located in Persian or Egyptian art. Condition: Surface worn. Background cracked. Remains of red paint on shoes, blue on diadem, and red on necklace. Hair seems to have been black.