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Upper part of a statue of a king

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Alabaster head and shoulders of a king with pleated headdress and uraeus. There is no beard. The nose and lips are battered. The face is worn. It was formerly lent, see 590.17

Provenance

October 5, 1934: lent by Joseph Lindon Smith. March 1952: given to the MFA by Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith in memory of Joseph Lindon Smith

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13.2 x 10.8 x 7.5 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.346

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture