<em>Royal Head</em>, ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (4.5 x 5.2 x 6.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.20. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.226.20_wwg7.jpg)

Royal Head

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (4.5 x 5.2 x 6.2 cm)


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


Accession Number: 86.226.20

Image: CUR.86.226.20_wwg7.jpg,West Wing gallery 7 installation

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of lower part of royal head in white, now somewhat discolored limestone. Preserved are the right cheek, part of the right ear, the right eye, root of the nose, mouth and chin, a small part of the left eye and ear, the left cheek, part of the neck, and the lower right rear edge of the crown. Some traces of red and, in the corners of the eyes, black paint are still adhering. Condition: Fragmentary; slight pitting on left cheek; discoloration on right cheek.

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