Head of a man

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6
2465–2150 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1834

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This limestone head, once part of a larger statue, potrrays a man wearing a short wig.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1904
Purchased in Egypt for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe. Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund