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Head of a man

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Head of a man with asymmetrical features suggesting that he may have suffered a stroke

Provenance

By 1974: with Alex G. Malloy, New York ( Alex G. Malloy Sales Catalogue 6 , no. 21); by 1982: with Peter Sharrer Ancient Art, Incorporated, New York; July 27, 1982: sold to Jack A. Josephson by Peter Sharrer; 2003: purchased by the MFA from Jack Josephson.

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9 x 6 x 8 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Base: 3.8 x 5.7 x 5.1 cm (1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.240

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture