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Female Head

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Graeco-Egyptian
MEDIUM Clay, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
    PERIOD Early Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 4.2 x 5.7 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.293
    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
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terra cotta female head probably of Athena. Helmet on head with hair indicated between edge of helmet and face. Head made as a separate piece. Cast hollow in two part mold. Condition: General condition good. Top of helmet missing. Nose chipped.
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