Head of Eros (?)
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Ptolemaic Period, probably
13/16 x 5/8 x 13/16 in. (2.1 x 1.6 x 2 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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Graeco-Egyptian. Head of Eros (?). Terracotta, 13/16 x 5/8 x 13/16 in. (2.1 x 1.6 x 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, 16.229. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.229_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Small terra cotta head, possibly from an Eros figure. cast solid. Conventional Hellenistic type face. Details of hair only slightly indicated.
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