<em>Face of Amunhotep II</em>, ca. 1426-1400 B.C.E. Granite, 12 5/16 x 8 3/8 in. (31.3 x 21.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 56.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.56.7_view1_erg456.jpg)

Face of Amunhotep II

Medium: Granite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1426-1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 12 5/16 x 8 3/8 in. (31.3 x 21.2 cm)


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


Accession Number: 56.7

Image: CUR.56.7_view1_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Red granite head of a king, probably Amenhotep II, from an over life-sized statue. Nemes headdress with uraeus. Conventionalized face with eyebrows in high relief; ceremonial beard without strap. Top of headdress and uraus left roughly finished. Only front half of head is preserved. Condition: Face intact. Rear half of head lost. Chin chipped, only beginning of beard preserved.

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