Head of Rameses III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) / (b).056 x .125

Accession Number

03.1575a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

This greenish glazed head of Ramesses III comes from a scene in his palace representing the seated king with a princess.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From palace of Rameses III at Medinet Habu. G.1334 / A.P.590
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund