Head and shoulders of an official
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12
Height x width: 11.5 x 13 cm (4 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black granite head, shoulders and torso of an official. It is broken at the waist. The surface is smooth, with occasional chips. He wears a wig with incised lines and a necklace.
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.)
Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames