Greek. <em>Female Head</em>, 170 B.C.E.–100 C.E. Clay, pigment, 2 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in. (6.2 x 3.6 x 3.8 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, 16.317. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.317_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Female Head


Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:170 B.C.E.–100 C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in. (6.2 x 3.6 x 3.8 cm)


Accession Number: 16.317

Image: CUR.16.317_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terra cotta female head. Long neck. Elaborately braided hair. Subject unidentified. Cast solid. Condition: Extensive remains of white paint on flesh. Casting hole in back of head. Apparently made as a separate piece.

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