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Head of an official or king

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Basalt head of an official or king wearing a bag headdress.

Provenance

1983: Purchased by the MFA from Galerie Uraeus, Paris October 12, 1983 (said to have come from a French private collection).

Credit Line

Egyptian Special Purchase Fund

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period or Late Period, 760–525 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.388

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture