Statue fragment of Hatshepsut
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan, July 18, 2017 – October 9, 2017
Fragment of stone statue with head and upper torso remaining of a young Queen Hatsheptsut; slightly battered uraeus cobra on forehead; likely shows Hatshepsut prior to assuming the kingship of Egypt; likely originally from a standing pair statue; possibly inspired by Middle Kingdom sculptural models.
By 1934, Joseph Lindon Smith (b. 1863 - d. 1950), Dublin, NH [see note]; by inheritance to his widow; 1952, gift of Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1952)
NOTE: Lent to the MFA in that year.
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith