Beard from a Statue of a God
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Great Hall, Southwest, 1st floor
Bronze, glass, faience paste
XXVI Dynasty or later
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
7/8 x 9/16 x 3 1/16 in. (2.2 x 1.5 x 7.7 cm) (show scale)
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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Beard from a Statue of a God, 664-30 B.C. Bronze, glass, faience paste, 7/8 x 9/16 x 3 1/16 in. (2.2 x 1.5 x 7.7 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, 16.241. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.241_left_PS2.jpg)
left, 16.241_left_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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Bronze beard from a statue of a god. Front surface inlaid with dark blue glass strips. Tip of beard has six grooves for vertical inlays. Cast hollow and made as separate piece.
Condition: Over half of the inlays are missing.
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