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Head of a Nubian king

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Head from a figurine of a king wearing a nemes headdress with double uraeus.

Provenance

From Karnak. 1904: Purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1842

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture