Head with a Beaded Crown and Plume
- Art Funded
- 36 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £100 (Total: £100)
It has small holes surrounding the mouth, probably intended for inserting hair to depict a beard and a moustache. The bronze was cast by the cire perdue (lost wax) method and it was probably made for use at funerary ceremonies, when it may have been attached to a wooden figure.