Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late Ptolemaic Period
5 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 3 7/8 in. (12.8 x 12.2 x 9.8 cm) (show scale)
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Graeco-Egyptian. Fragmentary Face. Marble, 5 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 3 7/8 in. (12.8 x 12.2 x 9.8 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, 16.580.88. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.88_view1.jpg)
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Fragmentary face in yellowish marble, possibly from a statue of Zeus or more probably Serapis. Eyes deeply set under heavy brows. Open mouth with moustache. Fine workmanship.
Condition: Very fragmentary and mutilated. Probably reused anciently for another purpose. Oblong socket in center of forehead probably cut when fragment was reused. Nose badly battered.
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