<em>Head from a Tomb Statue of a Man</em>, ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 5 7/16 × 4 7/16 × 4 11/16 in. (13.8 × 11.3 × 11.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.226.1_view2_erg456.jpg)

Head from a Tomb Statue of a Man

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 7/16 × 4 7/16 × 4 11/16 in. (13.8 × 11.3 × 11.9 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 86.226.1

Image: CUR.86.226.1_view2_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Painted limestone head of a man wearing curled wig, ears not indicated. Fine quality conventionalized face painted orange-red. Remains of black paint on wig. Eyes originally inlaid. Preserved to base of neck. Condition: Poor. In gouging out the eyes all adjacent areas were badly damaged.

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