Relief Fragment of a Human-headed Cobra
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
332 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Ptolemaic Period to early Roman Period
2 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. (5.7 x 6 x 4.1 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Relief Fragment of a Human-headed Cobra, 332 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Limestone (?), 2 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. (5.7 x 6 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.109. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.109_SL3.jpg)
overall, 16.109_SL3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2/9/2015
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Small limestone (?) fragment, possibly of a brick, but probably of a small stele or relief, with human headed cobra in high relief.
Preserved portion in good condition excepting that face of woman is slightly battered. Good workmanship.
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