Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Ptolemaic to Early Roman Period
3 9/16 x 4 11/16 x 2 15/16 in. (9.1 x 11.9 x 7.4 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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Female Head. Marble, 3 9/16 x 4 11/16 x 2 15/16 in. (9.1 x 11.9 x 7.4 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, 16.580.159. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.159_view1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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White marble female head with left hand grasping a strand of the hair. Preserved to base of neck only. Probably from a statuette of Venus Anadyomene.
Condition: Face weathered. No trace of color. Missing portion on right side of head suggests right hand was probably also held at head.
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