Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-6th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
2 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in. (6.2 x 6.8 x 4.6 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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Coptic. Female Head, 5th-6th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 2 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in. (6.2 x 6.8 x 4.6 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, 16.232. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.232_view1_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Female head and shoulders. Earlobes pierced; elaborately waved hair with a curl hanging down on the front of each shoulder. Facial features simple, eyes very large. Made in two-part mold.
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