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Sculptor's Model of a Head of a King

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 3rd-1st century B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 3 11/16 in. (17.2 × 9.9 × 9.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 34.1005
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Sculptor's Model of a Head of a King, 3rd-1st century B.C.E. Limestone, 6 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 3 11/16 in. (17.2 × 9.9 × 9.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.1005. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.1005_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.34.1005_view01.jpg., 2018
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sculptor's model of a head of a king in limestone. The face of this piece is unfinished and no part of it has received final polishing. The uraeus has been blocked out and contains guiding lines as do the sides, the base and the back. Condition: The front of the base has been broken off and crudely glued back in place, two fragments of the base missing.
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     <em>Sculptor's Model of a Head of a King</em>, 3rd-1st century B.C.E. Limestone, 6 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 3 11/16 in. (17.2 × 9.9 × 9.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.1005. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.1005_view01.jpg)