Head of a man

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15 (?)
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 4.2cm (1 5/8in.)

Accession Number

64.2260

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone head of a man. There are remnants of paint on the face and hair. The face is characteristic of an old man. He has thick hair. The surface and the details are worn. It is broken off at the neck.

Provenance

By 1964 loaned to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer. Given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 17, 1964.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer