Head of a male statuette
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Height x width: 6 x 6.7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black basalt fragment of a male statuette. The back of the head is broken off and missing. The nose and surface are battered. It is broken at the neck. He is wearing a wig with incised lines.
By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)
Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames