Small Head from a Statuette Probably a Portrait of Amon - Re
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 9/16 × 1 × 1 1/16 in. (4 × 2.5 × 2.7 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Dark grey-black steatite head of Amun statuette. Feathers and disc missing from crown but there is a transverse groove to receive them - probably originally of another material. He also wears a straight beard which at present is short and ends in a straight tip (possibly missing part at end). Ears are large and set at level of eyes. Brows are natural–upper eyelids rimmed with short cosmetic lines. Eyes bulge; nose fairly straight and broad at nostrils; lips full. Facial modelling actually poor.
Condition: Numerous shallow pock marks over surface and scratches on top of crown. Otherwise fragment is in good condition.
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Small Head from a Statuette Probably a Portrait of Amon - Re, 664-332 B.C.E. Steatite, 1 9/16 × 1 × 1 1/16 in. (4 × 2.5 × 2.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.571E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.571E_overall01.JPG)
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