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.
- Ancient Egyptian
- Fragment of a Head from a Statue of a King
- Egypt (Object made in)
- Made 380 BCE–343 BCE
- 10.6 × 8 × 5.4 cm (4 9/16 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson