Head of Rameses III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) / (b).056 x .125

Accession Number

03.1575a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

This greenish glazed head of Ramesses III comes from a scene in his palace representing the seated king with a princess.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From palace of Rameses III at Medinet Habu. G.1334 / A.P.590
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund