<em>Idealized Head</em>, ca. 300 B.C.E. Basalt, 4 13/16 x 3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in. (12.3 x 7.7 x 11.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.178_SL1.jpg)

Idealized Head

Medium: Basalt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 300 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 13/16 x 3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in. (12.3 x 7.7 x 11.5 cm)



Accession Number: 55.178

Image: 55.178_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Green basalt head of a man with ovoid skull, shaved head; eyes outlined in high relief, eyebrows not indicated. Remains of back pillar with pyramidal top. On rear of right side, remains of rolled edge of garment. Matte finish. Condition: Poor. Nose broken, left ear lost and right ear damaged. Mouth, chin and back pillar battered. Forehead and top of head scarred.

Brooklyn Museum