Head of Hatshepsut as sphinx
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut
Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Head likely from a sphinx with features of Queen Hatshepsut wearing the nemes cloth/crown and false beard, both partially preserved; nose and right eye battered.
1934: lent by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1952: given to the MFA in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith by Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith.
(Accession Date: March 13, 1952)
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith