Bronze beard from a statue of a god. Front surface inlaid with dark blue glass strips. Tip of beard has six grooves for vertical inlays. Cast hollow and made as separate piece.Condition: Over half of the inlays are missing.


  • Title: Beard from a Statue of a God
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 664-30 B.C.
  • Location Created: Egypt
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: 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
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/9505/Beard_from_a_Statue_of_a_God
  • Medium: Bronze, glass, faience paste
  • Period: Late Period - Greco-Roman Period
  • Dynasty: XXVI Dynasty or later
  • Dimensions: 7/8 x 9/16 x 3 1/16 in. (2.2 x 1.5 x 7.7 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 16.241

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