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Head of Rameses III

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This greenish glazed head of Ramesses III comes from a scene in his palace representing the seated king with a princess.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From palace of Rameses III at Medinet Habu. G.1334 / A.P.590 Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, 1186–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) / (b).056 x .125

Accession Number

03.1575a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays