Head of Amenemhat I

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I
1991–1961 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1898

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

January 23-24, 1967, anonymous sale, Galerie Moderne, Brussels, lot 2186, to a private collector, Belgium; until 2010, by descent within the family; June 11, 2010, anonymous sale (consigned by the family of the Belgian collector), Sotheby’s, New York, lot 9, to Wang Tak Trading, Hong Kong; 2011, sold by Wang Tak to the Galerie Chenel, Paris; 2011, sold by the Galerie Chenel to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 16, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Susan B. Walker