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Head of Hatshepsut

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, area of Ramesside temple, south radim, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Granite
Dimensions:
H. 35.3 cm (14 in.); W. 41.6 cm (16 3/8 in.); D. 33 cm (13 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.297
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
This granite head of a king was excavated by the museum in the ruins of a Ramesside temple built near the cultivation east of the royal temples at Deir el-Bahri. The king portrayed is probably Hatshepsut. The head is similar in size and style to the standing statue of Hatshepsut (28.3.18) in gallery 115.
Museum excavations, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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