Head of a king

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Quft, Kom

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8 x 6.5 x 4.8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1648

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone head of a king. It is a sculptor’s model. It is unfinished. The back slab is covered with grid lines. The head is broken at the neck. The back slab is chipped on both sides. The king wears a royal head cloth. There is spotty discoloration on the king’s right side.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kom at Quft. Exp.Ph. O.S. B 9882
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe; 1899-1900. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp