Graeco-Egyptian. <em>Head of a Woman</em>, 30 B.C.E.–100 C.E. Gypsum, 3 7/16 x 2 1/2 in. (8.8 x 6.3 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, 16.580.80. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.580.80_view01.jpg)

Head of a Woman


Medium: Gypsum

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:30 B.C.E.–100 C.E.

Dimensions: 3 7/16 x 2 1/2 in. (8.8 x 6.3 cm)


Accession Number: 16.580.80

Image: CUR.16.580.80_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gypsum head of a woman with elaborately braided hair and tiara-like headdress. Head bent slightly left with long neck. Small full mouth. Band from headdress hangs down left side of neck. A deity? Condition: Entire surface worn (or corroded). Possibly exposed to water. Workmanship rather fine. Back of sculpture left only roughly finished.

Brooklyn Museum