<em>Woman with a Long Wig</em>, ca. 1336-1279 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 10 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (26 x 15.6 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.1_SL1.jpg)

Woman with a Long Wig

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1336-1279 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (26 x 15.6 x 9.5 cm)



Accession Number: 54.1

Image: 54.1_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Painted limestone bust of a woman of “ancestral bust” type. Details of eyes probably were painted, ears pierced; lappet wig with traces of blue paint, surmounted by “modius” painted red. Remains of large painted necklace which covered most of body area, with red tie-string on reverse. Condition: Paint largely lost. Rear of wig broken. Minor chips.

Brooklyn Museum