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Boy with a Floral Garland in His Hair

Brooklyn Painter

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Wood (European linden - Tilia europaea, lime), tempera
DATES ca. 200–230 C.E.
PERIOD Roman Period
DIMENSIONS 11 3/4 x 7 13/16 x 3/8 in. (29.9 x 19.8 x 0.9 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fayum portrait of a boy. Tempera on Tilia europaea (European linden, lime). Face almost full front; floral wreath around head, necklace. Right hand held in front of body grasping cup. Left hand held upright grasping a garland with tie strings. Painted border around entire painting. Condition: In general; good. Small spots of paint missing and some slightly loose.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
CAPTION Brooklyn Painter (active Fayum, Egypt, A.D. 200–A.D.250). Boy with a Floral Garland in His Hair, ca. 200–230 C.E. Wood (European linden - Tilia europaea, lime), tempera, 11 3/4 x 7 13/16 x 3/8 in. (29.9 x 19.8 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 41.848 (Photo: , 41.848_PS9.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 41.848_PS9.jpg., 2018
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