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Inlay of face

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This inlay of a face in profile is made of a fine grained pale gray green stone. The face is carved in fine low relief with the eye socket and eyebrow open to receive inlay. The back is flat.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1310 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 3.3 x 0.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1552

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements