Small Head from a Statuette Probably a Portrait of Amon - Re

Medium: Steatite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 x 1 1/8 in. (4.1 x 2.6 x 2.9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.571E

Catalogue Description:
Dark grey-black steatite head from an Amun statuette. Feathers and disc missing from crown but there is a transverse groove to recieve them-probably originally of another material. He also wears a straight beard which at present is short and ends in a straight tip (possibly missing part at end). Ears are large and set at level of eyes. Brows are natural - upper eyelids rimmed with short cosmetic lines. Eyes buldge; nose fairly straight and broad at nostrils; lips full. Facial modelling actually rather poor. Condition: Numerous shallow pock marks over surface and scratches on top of crown.

Brooklyn Museum