Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, probably reign of Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4140
height x width x diameter: 27.3 x 17.4 x 25 cm (10 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Portrait head of a man, splashed with dark spots. The hair is cut close to the scalp, like a tight-fitting cap. Both of his ears are broken. There is a bruise on the right side of the face, near the eye.
From Giza, tomb G 4140. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1914: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government July 2, 1914.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition