<em>Curly-Haired Youth</em>, 150-30 B.C.E. Schist, 4 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (11.2 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 62.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.62.2_wwg8.jpg)

Curly-Haired Youth

Medium: Schist

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:150-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (11.2 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm)


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


Accession Number: 62.2

Image: CUR.62.2_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Green schist head of a man broken from a statue. Hair worked in a mass of conventionalized curls in Hellenistic style, matt finish, ears exposed. Face with individual features, apparently a portrait, deep set eyes, furrows from eyes and again from nose, skin areas polished. Minute section of back pillar remains. Condition: Nose broken, chipped above eyes, a few scattered marks. Upper lip and chin chipped.

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