<em>Fragment of a Head with Shaven Skull</em>, 4th-3rd century B.C.E. Basalt, 5 3/8 × 4 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (13.7 × 12.1 × 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.42_wwg8.jpg)

Fragment of a Head with Shaven Skull

Medium: Basalt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:4th-3rd century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 3/8 × 4 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (13.7 × 12.1 × 6 cm) 3 lb. (1.36kg)

Collections:

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 57.42

Image: CUR.57.42_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Black granodiorite fragment of head of man. Preserved portion includes the eyes, part of nose, top of skull and major portion of left side of head including the ear. Deep-set eyes, high check-bone, eyebrows not indicated, shaved skull of ovoid shape. Mat surface. Condition: Preserved portion has a few trivial chips.

Brooklyn Museum