Coptic. <em>Head of Female Figurine</em>, 6th–7th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 15/16 in. (5.9 x 4.7 x 2.4 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, 16.162. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.162_view1_ICA.jpg)

Head of Female Figurine


Medium: Terracotta, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:6th–7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 15/16 in. (5.9 x 4.7 x 2.4 cm)


Accession Number: 16.162

Image: CUR.16.162_view1_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terra cotta head of a figurine. Modelled and painted in black and orange-red. Female head wearing high triangular headdress. Hollow. Broken off at neck. Headdress pierced in three places. Condition: Part of headdress chipped, paint worn.

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