Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century C.E.
2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/4 in. (6 x 4.9 x 5.7 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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Female Head, 3rd century C.E. Clay, 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/4 in. (6 x 4.9 x 5.7 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, 16.228. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.228_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Terracotta female head. Elaborately braided hair tied in large knot at back. Bandeau (imitation of metal?) tied around hair. Pierced at ears and once on crown of head. Cast hollow from two part mould.
Condition: Good. Head made as a separate piece.
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