Boy with a Floral Garland in His Hair
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
Wood (European linden - Tilia europaea, lime), tempera
ca. 200-230 C.E.
11 3/4 x 7 13/16 x 3/8 in. (29.9 x 19.8 x 0.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Brooklyn Painter (active Fayum, Egypt, A.D. 200-A.D.250). Boy with a Floral Garland in His Hair, ca. 200-230 C.E. Wood (European linden - Tilia europaea, lime), tempera, 11 3/4 x 7 13/16 x 3/8 in. (29.9 x 19.8 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 41.848 (Photo: , 41.848_PS9.jpg)
overall, 41.848_PS9.jpg., 2018
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Fayum portrait of a boy. Tempera on Cypress panel (Cupressus sempervirens). Face almost full front; floral wreath around head, necklace. Right hand held in front of body grasping cup. Left hand held upright grasping a garland (?) with tie strings. Painted border around entire painting.
Condition: In general; good. Small spots of paint missing and some slightly loose.
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