Head from a kneeling statuette of Amenhotep II

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
1427–1400 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu (Diospolis Parva), Debris behind Roman cemetery

Dimensions

Height x Width x Depth: 13.6 x 6 x 8 cm (5 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.733

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

White marble head from a kneeling statuette of Amenhotep II. He is wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. It is broken at the neck. There is a back pillar behind the head.

Provenance

From Hu (Diospolis Parva), Egypt, debris in Roman cemetery. Petrie excavations for the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899. Voted to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription