Head of a king wearing a nemes
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X debris
Height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Diorite or Serpentinite
Not On View
This is the head and shoulders of a king wearing the nemes headdress. The upper part of the face is broken.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, southern cemetery. K X debris, upper debris near K1043. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition