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Head of Amenhotep I

Head from a sandstone statue (likely standing) of King Amenhotep I in the form of the god Osiris; crown largely missing; reddish and blue pigments remain.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, temple of Mentuhotep II. 1907: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1911: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 11, 1907)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep I, 1525–1504 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place for Label

Thebes (Deir el-Bahari), Egypt

Accession Number

07.536

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture