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Fragmentary head of a deity

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Fragment from nearly life-size head of a male figulre, possibly a deity; proper right half only; proper left half (1979.42) acquired and joined.

Provenance

From Karnak: 1859: collected by Mrs. J. H. Wells; 1879: purchased by the Peabody Museum, Harvard University (Peabody Museum No. 19886); 1937 & 1944: acquired by the MFA through exchange by V/T January 21, 1937 and V/C January 7, 1944 with Peabody Museum, Harvard University. (Accession Date: January 7, 1944)

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Karnak, Egypt

Object Place

Dimensions

Height approximately 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.28

Medium or Technique

Black Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture