<em>Head of a Princess</em>, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Granite, pigment, 9 5/8 x 5 7/16 in. (24.4 x 13.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 35.2006. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.2006_view1_wwg7.jpg)

Head of a Princess

Medium: Granite, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 5 7/16 in. (24.4 x 13.8 cm)


Museum Location: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 35.2006

Image: CUR.35.2006_view1_wwg7.jpg,West Wing gallery 7 installation

Catalogue Description:
Head of a princess in red granite. The head is of the extreme Tell el Amarna type with exaggerated skull development. The piece was the right hand one of a group: a back pillar running down the back has a few hieroglyphs on it. Faint traces of red paint on lips, eyes, and a blue deposit on the base. Facial features badly weathered; nose is missing; chin is chipped.

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