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Head of Amenhotep III

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Egypt in the reign of Amenhotep III was at the pinnacle of wealth and splendor, and the king was able to carry out a building program of unparalleled breadth and scope. Temples were erected up and down the Nile according to an organized and well thought-out plan, and these buildings were...

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Provenance

Presumably from Thebes, Kom el-Hetan, temple of Amenhotep III. 1909, acquired by MFA by gift of Anna D. Slocum. (Accession date: August 5, 1909)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Miss Anna D. Slocum

Amenhotep III as Osiris

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

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Dimensions

Overall: 52.5 x 21.2 x 26.2cm (20 11/16 x 8 3/8 x 10 5/16in.) Case (wooden base- trap door in back): 112.4 x 59.1 x 66.7 cm (44 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.) Case (plex-case ): 79.7 x 54.9 x 62.5 cm (31 3/8 x 21 5/8 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.288

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture