Head of Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1353-1075 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 20
New Kingdom, Amarna Period, or later
2 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 2 13/16 in. (6.4 x 4 x 7.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Head of Woman, ca. 1353-1075 B.C.E. Glass, 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 2 13/16 in. (6.4 x 4 x 7.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.164. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 57.164_transpc003.jpg)
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Light green glass head of a woman, made as part of a composite statuette. Moulded as a complete unit consisting only of face and front half of neck; cut on a sharp diagonal from forehead to back of neck. Tang on underside of neck. The face has considerable individuality, large eyes with heavy rims, upper lip overhangs at ends of mouth.
Condition: Intact. Surface discolored with heavy calcite deposit. Glass probably made in imitation of feldspar.
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