Upper Part of a Statue
- Middle Kingdom
- late Dynasty 12 to early Dynasty 13
- ca. 1859–1750 B.C.
- From Egypt
- H. 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in); W. 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Frederick P. Huntley Bequest, 1959
- Accession Number:
The large ears and hooded eyes of this exceptinally sensitive image are seen in many later Middle Kingdom representations, continuing the artistic tradition of Twelfth Dynasty royal portraits. The jutting mouth, small chin, and angularly defined breasts are known from Dynasty 13 works.