<em>Head of Hatshepsut or Thutmose III</em>, ca. 1479-1425 B.C.E. Granite, Height: 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.118. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.118_front_PS1.jpg)

Head of Hatshepsut or Thutmose III

Medium: Granite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479-1425 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 55.118

Image: 55.118_front_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Black granite head of a king wearing nemes headdress. Conventionalized portrait. Probably of Tuthmosis III. Large uraeus with body in double loop. Strap for attachment of beard. At back of left side of nemes remains of conventionalized feathers presumably from figure of a bird, or bird detail, at rear of head. Condition: Preserved only in face and front of head. Left eye chipped. Chin lost. Stone is cracked, nose lost.

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