Face from a Sarcophagus Cover
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1400 B.C.E.
early Dynasty 18 (possibly)
6 5/8 × 6 1/2 × 3 3/8 in. (16.8 × 16.5 × 8.6 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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Face from a Sarcophagus Cover, ca. 1539-1400 B.C.E. Granite, 6 5/8 × 6 1/2 × 3 3/8 in. (16.8 × 16.5 × 8.6 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, 16.207. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.207_PS2.jpg)
overall, 16.207_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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Black granite face, possibly from a sarcophagus cover. Apparently portrayed a woman. Highly stylized.
Condition: Poor, face preserved complete to forehead. Stone cracked and broken at edges. Nose broken and replaced. Various portions of upper part of face broken and replaced. Major portion of upper lip restored.
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