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Head of Amenhotep I

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep I
1525–1504 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 30 x 24 x 27 cm (11 13/16 x 9 7/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.536

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head from a sandstone statue (likely standing) of King Amenhotep I in the form of the god Osiris; crown largely missing; reddish and blue pigments remain.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, temple of Mentuhotep II. 1907: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1911: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 11, 1907)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription