<em>Head of a Mature Man</em>, early 2nd century B.C.E. Basalt, 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (16.5 x 12.1 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.226.14_erg456.jpg)

Head of a Mature Man

Medium: Basalt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 2nd century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (16.5 x 12.1 x 19.1 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 86.226.14

Image: CUR.86.226.14_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Black basalt head of a man broken from a statue. Curly hair, realistic portrait of an elderly man, deep furrows from nose to mouth, broken off at neck. Remains of back pillar without inscription.

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