Relief of a king

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
1295–1186 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Height x Width x Depth: 63.5 x 40 x 25 cm (25 x 15 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.) Legacy dimension: .500 W. .620 H.

Accession Number

87.663

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment, executed in deep sunk relief, depicts the head and left upper torso of a Ramesside king facing right. He is wearing a broad collar and the blue crown with uraeus. There are traces of color in the crevices.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.
(Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription