Bust of a Man
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2338-2298 B.C.E.
4 5/8 × 4 1/16 × 2 13/16 in. (11.8 × 10.3 × 7.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Bust of a Man, ca. 2338-2298 B.C.E. Quartzite, 4 5/8 × 4 1/16 × 2 13/16 in. (11.8 × 10.3 × 7.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 67.69.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.67.69.1_negA_bw.jpg)
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Red, fine grained, quartzite bust of a man with wide, in the upper part striated wig, with a faint parting in the center above the forehead; lower part of wig adjoining the partly covered ears undecorated. Plastic eyebrows and cosmetic lines; philtrum; no beard, no back pillar.
Condition: Much worn; nose missing; broken across just below chest; left side of bust and front of left shoulder missing.
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