Head of a king, perhaps Rameses II

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
1295–1186 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1844

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a king wearing nemes headdress and uraeus. Broken at the neck.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £30. (Accession date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund