Head of an official
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Head from a statue of an official, wearing an elaborate wig, earrings and a short beard. The almond shaped eyes and full, sharply defined lips are characteristic of the reign of Amenhotep III.
Probably from Thebes. 1907: purchased for the MFA in Luxor by Joseph Lindon Smith. Contributed to the MFA collection on November 14, 1907.
(Accession Date: November 14, 1907)
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution