Graeco-Egyptian. <em>Fragmentary Face</em>, 145-30 B.C.E. Marble, 5 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 3 7/8 in. (12.8 x 12.2 x 9.8 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, 16.580.88. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.88_view1.jpg)

Fragmentary Face


Medium: Marble

Dates:145-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 3 7/8 in. (12.8 x 12.2 x 9.8 cm)


Accession Number: 16.580.88

Image: CUR.16.580.88_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragmentary face in yellowish marble, possibly from a statue of Zeus or more probably Serapis. Eyes deeply set under heavy brows. Open mouth with moustache. Fine workmanship. Condition: Very fragmentary and mutilated. Probably reused anciently for another purpose. Oblong socket in center of forehead probably cut when fragment was reused. Nose badly battered.

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