Inlay of a Leg

Unknown1540 - 1075 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Cast, opaque turquoise inlay of a leg and foot. The leg is broken below the knee. The foot is rendered with little anatomical detail and is triangular in shape. The condition is good with some minor signs of wear and a few nicks and scratches.

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  • Title: Inlay of a Leg
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1540 - 1075 B.C.
  • Location Created: Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Inlay
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 2003.152
  • Display Location: Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 214
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Egyptian
  • Classification: Miscellaneous