Sculpture of Head
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
XXX Dynasty or later
Late Period to early Ptolemaic Period
5 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 4 in. (14.5 x 9.3 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Sculpture of Head, 381–30 B.C. Marble, 5 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 4 in. (14.5 x 9.3 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.68. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.68_transpc002.jpg)
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Marble head of king wearing Blue Crown; uraeus with double loop: streamers in low relief at rear of crown. Conventionalized face showing influence of Dynasty XVIII style. Preserved to neck.
Condition: Intact. Entire surface covered with crystalline deposit which entirely obscures the marble surface. Three holes, seemingly ancient, on base of neck with remains of iron (?) rust. Purpose not evident.
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