Head of a King
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 300-200 B.C.E.
Early Ptolemaic Period
7 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (18.8 x 9.5 x 9.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Beatrice Kelekian in memory of Charles D. Kelekian and in honor of Bernard V. Bothmer
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Head of a King, ca. 300-200 B.C.E. Limestone, 7 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (18.8 x 9.5 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Beatrice Kelekian in memory of Charles D. Kelekian and in honor of Bernard V. Bothmer, 82.115. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.82.115_view1.jpg)
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One unpainted limestone head of a Ptolemaic king wearing a blue crown with uraeus, broken at the neck with no trace of a back pillar.
Condition: Entire left half of left eye missing; nose and uraeus damaged; numerous chips and cracks on crown; small abrasions on both checks; surface very worn.
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