Head, Aphrodite Type
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late Ptolemaic Period to early Roman Period
7 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 5 11/16 in. (19.3 x 12.5 x 14.5 cm) (show scale)
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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
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Head, Aphrodite Type. Marble, 7 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 5 11/16 in. (19.3 x 12.5 x 14.5 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, 16.631. Creative Commons-BY
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Marble head, Aphrodite type, preserved to base of neck. Slender face with idealized features. Slightly open mouth. Ear lobes drilled but not pierced. Hair dressed into two small piles over forehead.
Condition: Nose, mouth and chin broken giving sculpture an unpleasant expression. Surface, particularly of hair, worn.
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