Head of an official

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 33.5 x 21.2 x 24.0 cm (13 3/16 x 8 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1552

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Gray granite head of an official. He wears a wide long wavy wig, leaving the ears free with a minute indication of strands of hair. The beard is now missing.

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Lord Ardalaun of Sybil Hall, near Rahiney, Ireland.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Gallatin, Esq., of New York