<em>Head of a God</em>, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Metamorphic stone, 10 3/16 x 5 1/2 x 4 13/16 in. (25.9 x 14 x 12.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 67.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.67.14_erg456.jpg)

Head of a God

Medium: Metamorphic stone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 10 3/16 x 5 1/2 x 4 13/16 in. (25.9 x 14 x 12.2 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 67.14

Image: CUR.67.14_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Greenish brown magnesite bust of a male deity with long striated hair and long plain beard wearing an upper Egyptian crown flanked by two feathers with incised lines set against a back slab. Face pleasing and youthful, ears plainly cut; plastic eyebrows and cosmetic lines; eye rims outlined; lips bordered; may come from a group. Condition: Left side and back of slab original, right side broken off and possible once adjoining a second figure. Top of crown and feathers missing; deep drill holes in left feather near top and at top of back slab - possibly modern. Break diagonally across chest; right shoulder missing. Tip of nose repainted.

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