Head of Female Figurine
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 15/16 in. (5.9 x 4.7 x 2.4 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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Coptic. Head of Female Figurine, 6th-7th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 15/16 in. (5.9 x 4.7 x 2.4 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, 16.162. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.162_NegC_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Terra cotta head of a figurine. Modelled and painted in black and orange-red. Female head wearing high triangular headdress. Hollow. Broken off at neck. Headdress pierced in three places.
Condition: Part of headdress chipped, paint worn.
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