Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Archaeological provenance not documented, reportedly from Upper Egypt; by 1960, acquired by Michel Abemayor of New York, NY; 1960, purchased from Michel Abemayor by the Brooklyn Museum.
Mottled yellow and gray steatite head of a man from a statue. Curly hair with plain band or diadem. Face of Hellenistic type with single furrow in forehead, full, slightly open mouth, eyes originally inlaid. Flesh folds indicated on neck.
Condition: Eyes lost. Nose slightly chipped.
Royal Bust, 305-30 B.C.E. Steatite, 3 9/16 in. (9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 60.180. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.60.180_wwg8.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.60.180_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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