Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Early Roman Period (possibly)
1 1/8 × 1 3/4 × 5 3/8 in. (2.9 × 4.4 × 13.7 cm) (show scale)
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
Archaeological provenance not documented; spring 1890, purchased in Mitrahenny, Egypt by Charles Edwin Wilbour; 1896, inherited from Charles Edwin Wilbour by Charlotte Beebe Wilbour; 1914, inherited from Charlotte Beebe Wilbour by Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour; 1916, gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour to the Brooklyn Museum.
Bronze panther head. Open mouth. Undecorated ring at base. Cast hollow. Excellent work. Probably a detail from a piece of furniture etc.
Condition: Object has obviously been cleaned. Small patch of bronze disease under mouth. Part of ring base missing.
This item is not on view
Panther Head, 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Bronze, 1 1/8 × 1 3/4 × 5 3/8 in. (2.9 × 4.4 × 13.7 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, 16.249. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.249_view01.jpg)
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