<em>Female Ancestral Bust</em>, ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 6 5/16 x 3 x 2 5/16 in. (16 x 7.6 x 5.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 61.49. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.49_PS2.jpg)

Female Ancestral Bust

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 5/16 x 3 x 2 5/16 in. (16 x 7.6 x 5.8 cm)



Accession Number: 61.49

Image: 61.49_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pottery “ancestral bust” of a woman. Red slip, black wig, with braid at back. Necklace in black of single cord with lotus flowers, leaves and buds suspended on front; details of face moulded and painted, open base. Condition: Poor. Head broken off and reset, part of wig lost, lower part of body lost and restored. Body cracked on right side.

Brooklyn Museum