Head of a priest

Egyptian
Roman Imperial
1st–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 16 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 6 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.230

Medium or Technique

Limestone, with glass inlays for eyes

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

By 1960, Galerie le Véel, Paris; 1960, sold by Galerie le Véel to Jean Henri Deriat (b. 1922), Paris; 2001, sold by Deriat to Cybele Gallery, Paris; 2011, sold by Cybele Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund