Gratefully built with ACNLPatternTool
Use your arrow keys to navigate the tabs below, and your tab key to choose an item
Title: Head of Akhenaten Wearing the Blue Crown, traces of a hieroglyph behind the neck
Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Akhenaten
Date: ca. 1353–1336 BC
Geography: From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
Medium: Indurated limestone
Dimensions: H. 21 x W. 20 x D. 25 cm
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957 (57.180.79, .81), Gift of Sherman E. and Ruth Lee, 1992 (1992.227)
Accession Number: 57.180.79
The Met's Libraries and Research Centers provide unparalleled resources for research and welcome an international community of students and scholars.
The Met Collection API is where all makers, creators, researchers, and dreamers can connect to the most up-to-date data and public domain images for The Met collection. Open Access data and public domain images are available for unrestricted commercial and noncommercial use without permission or fee.
We continue to research and examine historical and cultural context for objects in The Met collection. If you have comments or questions about this object record, please complete and submit this form. The Museum looks forward to receiving your comments.