Head of Amenhotep II

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
1427–1400 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24.5 x 16.8 cm (9 5/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1531

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragament of statue of King Amenhotep II; part of left side of face only; back of head and part of right side missing; shown wearing the nemes headcloth/crown with a uraeus cobra on forehead; nose, chin and uraeus battered.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames