Head of a Faun
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1st-2nd century C.E.
early Roman Period (probably)
7 7/8 × 6 7/8 × 6 11/16 in. (20 × 17.5 × 17 cm) (show scale)
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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
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Roman (?). Head of a Faun, 1st-2nd century C.E. Marble, 7 7/8 × 6 7/8 × 6 11/16 in. (20 × 17.5 × 17 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, 16.630. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.630_back_PS11.jpg)
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Head of a faun, broken from a statue. Deeply cut curly hair, pointed animal ears. Full youthful face with slightly open mouth, which once held a flute.
Condition: Poor. Crown of head and major portion of back missing. Mouth and both cheeks damaged as are eyes. Nose lost and many surface abrasions.
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