Graeco-Egyptian. <em>Female Head</em>, 30 B.C.E.–100 C.E. Clay, pigment, 2 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 4.2 x 5.7 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, 16.293. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.293_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Female Head


Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:30 B.C.E.–100 C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 4.2 x 5.7 cm)


Accession Number: 16.293

Image: CUR.16.293_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terra cotta female head probably of Athena. Helmet on head with hair indicated between edge of helmet and face. Head made as a separate piece. Cast hollow in two part mold. Condition: General condition good. Top of helmet missing. Nose chipped.

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