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Female Head

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, painted and slipped
PERIOD Hellenistic or Roman Period
DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 2 in. (6.4 x 3.9 x 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 16.231
CREDIT LINE 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
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Female Head. Terracotta, painted and slipped, 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 2 in. (6.4 x 3.9 x 5.1 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, 16.231. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.231_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
IMAGE front, CUR.16.231_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terracotta head, possibly female. Hair coarsely indicated, modius (?) on top of head. holes in earlobes. Cast in two-part mould.
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 <em>Female Head</em>. Terracotta, painted and slipped, 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 2 in. (6.4 x 3.9 x 5.1 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, 16.231. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.231_NegA_print_bw.jpg)