Head of a Woman
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Early Roman Period (probably)
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
Gypsum head of a woman with elaborately braided hair and tiara-like headdress. Head bent slightly left with long neck. Small full mouth. Band from headdress hangs down left side of neck. A deity?
Condition: Entire surface worn (or corroded). Possibly exposed to water. Workmanship rather fine. Back of sculpture left only roughly finished.
This item is not on view
Graeco-Egyptian. Head of a Woman, 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Gypsum, 3 7/16 x 2 1/2 in. (8.8 x 6.3 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, 16.580.80. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.580.80_view01.jpg)
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