Fragment of the Breast and Shoulder of a Man
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3 5/8 × 6 11/16 × 3 9/16 in. (9.2 × 17 × 9 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Louis Herse
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Fragment of the Breast and Shoulder of a Man, 305-30 B.C. Basalt, 3 5/8 × 6 11/16 × 3 9/16 in. (9.2 × 17 × 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis Herse, 36.737. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.737_front_PS2.jpg)
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Fragment of the breast and shoulder of a man in very hard black stone. Probably basanite. The usual pillar runs up the back, on the small part of which remaining on this fragment there are hieroglyphs giving the man’s religious titles. Fragment is in excellent condition and is of splendid workmanship.
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