Coptic. <em>Female Head</em>, 5th-6th century C.E. Clay, pigment, 2 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in. (6.2 x 6.8 x 4.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.232. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.232_view1_ICA.jpg)

Female Head


Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th-6th century C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in. (6.2 x 6.8 x 4.6 cm)


Accession Number: 16.232

Image: CUR.16.232_view1_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Female head and shoulders. Earlobes pierced; elaborately waved hair with a curl hanging down on the front of each shoulder. Facial features simple, eyes very large. Made in two-part mold. Condition: Perserved portion in good condition.

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