Head of a Nubian

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
300–200 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.8 x 5.7 x 3.3 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.257

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone head of a Nubian.

Provenance

By about 1950, private collection, Germany; 1987, sold to Gunter Puhze, Puhze Gallery, Freiberg, Germany; about 2000, sold to Charles Ede Limited, London at the Cultura Art and Antiques Fair, Basel, Switzerland; February 15, 2002, sold to Rupert Wace, Ancient Art Limited, London.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Friends of Art of the Ancient World