Head of a king

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25
760–660 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes (Karnak)

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1842

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head from a figurine of a king wearing a nemes headdress with double uraeus.

Provenance

From Karnak. 1904: Purchased from Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt, for LE 2.10 by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA.

(Accession date: January 01, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund