Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late 5th to 4th century B.C.E.
Late Ptolemaic Period or early Roman Period
1 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. (3.4 x 2.8 x 2.6 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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Greek. Female Head, late 5th to 4th century B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. (3.4 x 2.8 x 2.6 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, 16.308. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.308_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Small terra cotta female head form a statuette. Hair waved and dressed in heavy braid above forehead, behind which is plain rim (of a cap?). Subject unidentified. Cast solid.
Condition: Excellent. Traces of white pigment. Work is excellent.
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