<em>Head and Bust of an Official in a Double Wig</em>, ca. 1390-1352 B.C.E. Red granite, 4 1/2 x 4 9/16 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 11.6 x 9.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.28. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.226.28_PS2.jpg)

Head and Bust of an Official in a Double Wig

Medium: Red granite

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Dates:ca. 1390-1352 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 4 9/16 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 11.6 x 9.6 cm)

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Accession Number: 86.226.28

Image: 86.226.28_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark red to black quartzite or granite head of a man with double wig, ears partly covered. Incised line around neck. Upper part of wig plain striations; lower part stylized echeloned curls in bold relief. Plastic eyebrows and upper eyelid rims; edge of lips outlined. Broken off exactly at level of top of back pillar. Condition: Wig broken off on right side; nose mostly missing; chips here and there; chin slightly damaged; otherwise in sound condition. Upper lip damaged.

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