Head of Amenhotep II
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
Height x width: 24.5 x 16.8 cm (9 5/8 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Fragament of statue of King Amenhotep II; part of left side of face only; back of head and part of right side missing; shown wearing the nemes headcloth/crown with a uraeus cobra on forehead; nose, chin and uraeus battered.
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