Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 170 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Late Ptolemaic Period or early Roman Period
3 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 3 in. (8.3 x 5.9 x 7.6 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
Terra cotta female head. Probably a Greek goddess. Hair braided around face. Hellenistic type face. Head made as separate piece. Cast hollow in two part mould.
Condition: Intact. Extensive remains of white paint on face.
This item is not on view
Female Head, ca. 170 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Clay, pigment, 3 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 3 in. (8.3 x 5.9 x 7.6 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, 16.288. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.288_NegD_print_bw.jpg)
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