These fragments of a large sarcophagus lid of basalt have been restored to indicate the shape of the original. Surfaces are very well smoothed and details well modelled. The anthropoid shape depicts a figure with a tripartite wig and (restored) false beard with fairly rounded features.
About 1835: collected by John Lowell in Egypt 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