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Fragment of a male head

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Black granite fragment of a male head. The back part is broken off and missing. The nose is battered. The surface is smooth.

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, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.7 x 7.3 cm (3 7/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1488

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture