Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3rd century C.E.
2 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (7.3 x 4.9 x 3.1 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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Female Head, ca. 3rd century C.E. Clay, pigment, 2 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (7.3 x 4.9 x 3.1 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, 16.225. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.225_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Terra cotta female head. Elaborately braided hair with three rounded braids above center of forehead. Pierced at ears and in upper left center of head. Cast hollow in two part mould.
Condition: Good. Head made as separate piece.
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