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Part of a Wig from a Composite Statue

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Granite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, possibly Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 2 1/8 in. (9.5 × 9.8 × 5.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.561
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Part of a Wig from a Composite Statue, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Granite, 3 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 2 1/8 in. (9.5 × 9.8 × 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.561. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.561_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.561_view01.jpg., 2019
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Part of a separate headdress in black granite. Preserved portion includes approximately one half of the complete piece. The type of wig and the treatment of the hair indicate very indefinitely an 18th dynasty origin. Workmanship is good. Condition: Extremely fragmentary condition. Surface chipped.
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     <em>Part of a Wig from a Composite Statue</em>, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Granite, 3 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 2 1/8 in. (9.5 × 9.8 × 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.561. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.561_view01.jpg)