<em>Head of a Man with a Rosette Diadem</em>, 30 B.C.E.-14 C.E. Basalt, Height: 15 7/16 in. (39.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.120. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.120_bw_SL1.jpg)

Head of a Man with a Rosette Diadem

Medium: Basalt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:30 B.C.E.-14 C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 15 7/16 in. (39.2 cm)


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


Accession Number: 55.120

Image: 55.120_bw_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Over life-size black basalt head of a man originally with inlaid eyes. Idealized face in archaizing style. Head encircled with diadem of rosettes (? crown of justification). Upper area of hair only roughly indicated; hair beneath diadem in from of conventionalized curls. Dull surface. Certainly from a temple statue. Condition: Eyes list, nose broken. A few rosettes lost form rear of diadem.

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