Upper part of a statue of a king

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13.2 x 10.8 x 7.5 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.346

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Alabaster head and shoulders of a king with pleated headdress and uraeus. There is no beard. The nose and lips are battered. The face is worn. It was formerly lent, see 590.17

Provenance

October 5, 1934: lent by Joseph Lindon Smith. March 1952: given to the MFA by Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith