Head of a man
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12
Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of a brown quartzite statuette of a man wearing a shoulder-length headcloth, probably from a block statue. Style typical of the portraiture of late Dynasty 12, with large ears, heavily lidded eyes, drooping mouth, and nasolabial furrow. Nose and lower portion of headdress broken off; broken at top of neck.
By 1970: with Michel Abemayor, New York; purchased by the MFA from Michel Abemayor, New York, September 16, 1970.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund