Head of a Bull
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd-3rd century C.E.
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
Terra cotta head of a bull probably Osiris-Apis. Double plume headdress with sun disk at base flanked by two horns. Cast hollow in one piece mould.
Condition: Lower part of object considerably flaked. Nose chipped. Details missing from headdress.
This item is not on view
Head of a Bull, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Terracotta, 4 3/8 x 2 1/16 in. (11.1 x 5.3 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, 16.305. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.305_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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