Head of a queen
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Height x width: 8.6 x 7.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black granite head of a queen. It is broken at the neck. The headdress is broken. The nose is battered. She wears a wig.
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