Fragment of a Head with Shaven Skull
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
4th-3rd century B.C.E.
late Dynasty 30, or later
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
5 3/8 × 4 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (13.7 × 12.1 × 6 cm)
3 lb. (1.36kg) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Black granodiorite fragment of head of man. Preserved portion includes the eyes, part of nose, top of skull and major portion of left side of head including the ear. Deep-set eyes, high check-bone, eyebrows not indicated, shaved skull of ovoid shape. Mat surface.
Condition: Preserved portion has a few trivial chips.
This item is not on view
Fragment of a Head with Shaven Skull, 4th-3rd century B.C.E. Basalt, 5 3/8 × 4 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (13.7 × 12.1 × 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.57.42_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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