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Curly-Haired Youth

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Green siltstone or greywacke
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 150-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 × 3 9/16 × 3 9/16 in. (12 × 9 × 9 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Green schist head of a man broken from a statue. Hair worked in a mass of conventionalized curls in Hellenistic style, matt finish, ears exposed. Face with individual features, apparently a portrait, deep set eyes, furrows from eyes and again from nose, skin areas polished. Minute section of back pillar remains. Condition: Nose broken, chipped above eyes, a few scattered marks. Upper lip and chin chipped.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Curly-Haired Youth, 150-30 B.C.E. Green siltstone or greywacke, 4 3/4 × 3 9/16 × 3 9/16 in. (12 × 9 × 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 62.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.62.2_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.62.2_view01.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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