Head of a Mature Man
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
early 2nd century B.C.E.
6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (16.5 x 12.1 x 19.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
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Head of a Mature Man, early 2nd century B.C.E. Basalt, 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (16.5 x 12.1 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.14. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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Black basalt head of a man broken from a statue. Curly hair, realistic portrait of an elderly man, deep furrows from nose to mouth, broken off at neck. Remains of back pillar without inscription.
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