This head of a king from a colossal statue wears the Upper Egyptian crown with uraeus.
From Thebes, Karnak, Mut precinct, temple of Ramessess III, east statue. 1835: collected by John Lowell with permission of the Egyptian government (Lowell diary); 1875: given to the MFA by John A. Lowell and Miss Lowell. (Accession Date: March 18, 1875)
Gift of heirs of Francis Cabot Lowell
Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, 1187–1156 B.C.
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Thebes, Karnak, Mut precinct, temple of R, Egypt
Overall: 77.5 x 68 x 53.5 cm, 800 kg (30 1/2 x 26 3/4 x 21 1/16 in., 1763.7 lb.) Block (Rolling steel pedestal with four wheels / wooden skirts): 152.4 x 89.5 x 81.3 cm (60 x 35 1/4 x 32 in.)
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