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Fragment of a Head from a Statue of a King

A work made of greywacke.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of greywacke.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 30 (380–343 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

This fragmentary sculpture portrays the head of a king. Only the right side is preserved, leaving evidence that this figure wore the customary pleated headdress with uraeus on his brow. His face is beardless, and softly rounded with high cheekbones.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Fragment of a Head from a Statue of a King

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 380 BCE–343 BCE

Medium

Greywacke

Dimensions

10.6 × 8 × 5.4 cm (4 9/16 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

X120

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