Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Possible Place Purchased: Egypt
3rd century C.E. probably
3 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (8.2 x 5.3 x 6.2 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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Roman. Male Head, 3rd century C.E. probably. Marble, 3 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (8.2 x 5.3 x 6.2 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, 16.580.78. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.78_view1.jpg)
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Yellowish marble male head. Probably representing Silenus. Head turned slightly to left. Features deeply modelled and rather exaggerated. Moustache.
Condition: Broken evenly at neck. A separate piece (?)
Various chips on surface. Note drill hole below right temple.
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