<em>Head of a King</em>, ca. 300–200 B.C.E. Limestone, 7 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (18.8 x 9.5 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Beatrice Kelekian in memory of Charles D. Kelekian and in honor of Bernard V. Bothmer, 82.115. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.82.115_view1.jpg)

Head of a King

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 300–200 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (18.8 x 9.5 x 9.8 cm)


Accession Number: 82.115

Image: CUR.82.115_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One unpainted limestone head of a Ptolemaic king wearing a blue crown with uraeus, broken at the neck with no trace of a back pillar. Condition: Entire left half of left eye missing; nose and uraeus damaged; numerous chips and cracks on crown; small abrasions on both checks; surface very worn.

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