Head of Female
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd-3rd century C.E.
Roman Period (possibly)
4 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 2 7/16 in. (10.7 x 6.7 x 6.3 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Head of Female, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Clay, 4 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 2 7/16 in. (10.7 x 6.7 x 6.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.220. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.220_NegD_print_bw.jpg)
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Terracotta head, female. Hair braided in horizontal braids down each side of face and tied in high knot, encircled with band, on top of head. Details of back of head incised. Pierced at ears. Probably from a statuette. Cast hollow from two part mould.
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