<em>Head of a Woman</em>, later than the 4th century B.C.E. Marble, 4 7/16 x 3 3/16 x 3 3/8 in. (11.2 x 8.1 x 8.5 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, 16.629. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.629_view1.jpg)

Head of a Woman

Medium: Marble

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:later than the 4th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 7/16 x 3 3/16 x 3 3/8 in. (11.2 x 8.1 x 8.5 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 24B

Accession Number: 16.629

Image: CUR.16.629_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Marble head of a woman, head turned slightly to (spectator’s) left. Hair bound with fillet, ears pierced, idealized features with short, full mouth, - perhaps representing Aphrodite. Broken from a statue. Mat surface. Condition: Poor. Nose, mouth, and chin shattered. Deep hole in top center of head. Extensive abrasions all over worked surfaces. .

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