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Head from statuette

Male face with wig. Light yellow, fine grained stone; back of head broken off and missing; broken at neck; nose battered.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

11.1492

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture