Head of the Child Horus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (probably), or later
1 3/4 × 1 7/16 × 1 3/4 in. (4.5 × 3.7 × 4.5 cm)
H. w/tang: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 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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Graeco-Egyptian. Head of the Child Horus. Marble, 1 3/4 × 1 7/16 × 1 3/4 in. (4.5 × 3.7 × 4.5 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, 16.580.83. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.83_view01.jpg)
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White marble head of the child Horus in the Greek style. Presumably from a statuette. Short curly hair with band around head. Full childish features. Identification based on remains of finger held to mouth.
Condition: Surface of head worn. Good workmanship.
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