Head of Man From Statue
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
4 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (11.2 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Head of Man From Statue, 150-30 B.C.E. Schist, 4 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (11.2 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 62.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.62.2_wwg8.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.62.2_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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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.
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