Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
170 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Late Ptolemaic Period to early Roman Period
2 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in. (6.2 x 3.6 x 3.8 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
Terra cotta female head. Long neck. Elaborately braided hair. Subject unidentified. Cast solid.
Condition: Extensive remains of white paint on flesh. Casting hole in back of head. Apparently made as a separate piece.
This item is not on view
Greek. Female Head, 170 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Clay, pigment, 2 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in. (6.2 x 3.6 x 3.8 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, 16.317. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.317_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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