Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 300 B.C.E.
4 13/16 x 3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in. (12.3 x 7.7 x 11.5 cm)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Green basalt head of a man with ovoid skull, shaved head; eyes outlined in high relief, eyebrows not indicated. Remains of back pillar with pyramidal top. On rear of right side, remains of rolled edge of garment. Matte finish.
Condition: Poor. Nose broken, left ear lost and right ear damaged. Mouth, chin and back pillar battered. Forehead and top of head scarred.
This item is not on view
Idealized Head, ca. 300 B.C.E. Basalt, 4 13/16 x 3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in. (12.3 x 7.7 x 11.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.178_SL1.jpg)
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