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One Head from a Statue of a Prisoner

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 750-342 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (6.7 x 6.1 x 6.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 78.190
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Miltiades Kyrtsis
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION One Head from a Statue of a Prisoner, 750-342 B.C.E. Limestone, 2 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (6.7 x 6.1 x 6.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Miltiades Kyrtsis, 78.190. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.78.190_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One limestone head from a statue of a prisoner with short hair in striated locks. Condition: Covered with a gray-brown patina, abraded here and there. The head has no neck; there is a flat horizontal plane below the skull where the chin should have met the neck.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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    One Head from a Statue of a Prisoner