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 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 1 5/8 in. (5.8 × 6.5 × 4.2 cm) (show scale)
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
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.
This item is not on view
Relief Fragment of a Human-headed Cobra, 332 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Limestone (?), 2 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 1 5/8 in. (5.8 × 6.5 × 4.2 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: , CUR.16.109_view04.jpg)
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