Coptic. <em>Figurine of a Female</em>, 6th–7th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 5 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.5 x 7.7 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.161. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.161_view1_ICA.jpg)

Figurine of a Female


Medium: Terracotta, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:6th–7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 5 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.5 x 7.7 x 3.4 cm)



Accession Number: 16.161

Image: CUR.16.161_view1_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terra cotta figurine – hollow; cylindrical below. Modelled and painted with orange-red and dark drown. Female figure wearing high triangular headdress, tunic with vertical striped, necklace. Reverse incised palm branch. Condition: Headdress pierced in 3 places. Chipped around base; some of the paint scaled off.

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