Fragment of a Head with Shaven Skull
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
4th-3rd century B.C.E.
Late XXX Dynasty or later
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
5 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. (14.7 x 12.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Fragment of a Head with Shaven Skull, 4th-3rd century B.C.E. Granodiorite, 5 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. (14.7 x 12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.42_wwg8.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.57.42_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Black granodiorite fragment of head of man. Preserved portion includes the eyes, part of nose, top of skull and major portion of left side of head including the ear. Deep-set eyes, high check-bone, eyebrows not indicated, shaved skull of ovoid shape. Mat surface.
Condition: Preserved portion has a few trivial chips.
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