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Face from a Composite Statue

Unknown1075-656 B.C.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Bronze face, probably of a king (or queen?) from a composite statuette. Originally overlaid with gold. Inlaid eyes.Condition: Faint traces of gold remained in places. Gold inlay remains in eyebrows. Upper right section of face missing. Surface broken.

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Details

  • Title: Face from a Composite Statue
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1075-656 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/9465/Face_from_a_Composite_Statue
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Period: Third Intermediate Period
  • Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 2 1/16 x 2 13/16 in. (4.1 x 5.3 x 7.2 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 16.198

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