Head of a Bird
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2nd-3rd century C.E.
2 9/16 × 1 1/4 × 2 13/16 in. (6.5 × 3.1 × 7.1 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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Egypto-Roman. Head of a Bird, ca. 2nd-3rd century C.E. Bronze, 2 9/16 × 1 1/4 × 2 13/16 in. (6.5 × 3.1 × 7.1 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, 16.394. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.394_view01.jpg)
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Bronze head of a bird, probably an eagle. Feathers indicated by incisions. Eyes incised and surrounded by a white substance. Detail from a larger composition.
Condition: Fair. Metal in good condition with dark green patina. Diseased spot at base of neck. Base of neck open.
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