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Model of a Head of a King

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Plaster
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • PERIOD Saite Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 15/16 x 3 5/16 in. (10 x 8.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 33.590
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Model of a Head of a King. Plaster, 3 15/16 x 3 5/16 in. (10 x 8.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.590. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.33.590_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.33.590_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plaster model of head of a king of the general type of the preceeding two pieces. The details are well worked out. The top of the headdress is not finished, the piece quite evidently having been made in a mould probably by a student. Condition: The face is slightly pitted and there are small depressions due to defects in the moulding.
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     <em>Model of a Head of a King</em>. Plaster, 3 15/16 x 3 5/16 in. (10 x 8.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.590. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.33.590_view1.jpg)