Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1st-2nd century C.E.
Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
1/8 × 3/4 × 15/16 in. (0.3 × 1.9 × 2.4 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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Circular Disk, 1st-2nd century C.E. Gold, 1/8 × 3/4 × 15/16 in. (0.3 × 1.9 × 2.4 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, 16.321. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.321_view01.jpg)
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Circular gold disk decorated around edge with dots in repousse. Suspension loop at top. Soldered to front surface an irregular oblong plaque with nude male figure in high relief. Probably a Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt. The figure in relief may be a copy of a bronze statue. The figure is nude except for a scarf thrown around his shoulders. His left hand supports a long staff and he carries an unidentified object in his right hand. Another unidentified object stands at his feet. Possibly an altar. He wears the intef crown.
Condition: Disk broken in two places on circumference--otherwise good.
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