Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century C.E.
3 1/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 13/16 in. (7.8 x 5.8 x 4.7 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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Female Head, 3rd century C.E. Clay, pigment, 3 1/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 13/16 in. (7.8 x 5.8 x 4.7 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, 16.310. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.310_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Terra cotta female head apparently from a statuette. Braided hair surmounted by headdress. Subject unidentified. Cast solid in two part mould.
Condition: Poor features; badly worn. Casting of poor quality. Extensive remains of white pigment over entire surface. Faint traces of blue pigment on headdress.
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