Head of Isis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
XXVI dynasty (probably)
Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
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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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Head of Isis. Bronze, 2 1/4 x 1 5/16 in. (5.7 x 3.3 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, 16.378. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.378_NegB_print_bw.jpg)
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Small bronze head probably of Isis. Cast separately but apparently from a statuette. Large wig surmounted by modius of uraei. Large uraeus over forehead. Eyes inlaid. Extremely fine work.
Condition: Poor. Considerable portions of missing from back of wig. Detail missing from top of head. Inlay of eyes broken and entire piece heavily corroded. Some of surface lost through corrosion.
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