<em>Practice Sketch or Votive Offering</em>, ca. 1295–1070 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 7 3/8 × 6 1/2 in. (18.8 × 16.5 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, 16.54. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.54_wwg8.jpg)

Practice Sketch or Votive Offering

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1295–1070 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 3/8 × 6 1/2 in. (18.8 × 16.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 16.54

Image: CUR.16.54_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Limestone trial piece. Head and upper torso of king facing right. Uraeus, curled wig with diadem, neckline rounded at base. Below, clenched hand and, to right, and index finger. Black outlines visible around eyes, chin etc. Correction in drawing of entire profile. On reverse head of Anubis jackal, incised. Irregular form and certainly a trial piece. Condition: Upper portion of head lost. Numerous encrustations on surface.

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