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Head of a man

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This limestone head, once part of a larger statue, potrrays a man wearing a short wig.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1904 Purchased in Egypt for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe. Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1834

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture