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Portrait Sculpture from Africa and Egypt

Portrait, Sculpture, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (18)

Block statue of a governor, Late Period, Dynasty 26 (ca. 664–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Graywacke (1982.318)
Face of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., Egyptian, Quartzite (26.7.1394)
Fragment of a queen's face, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna (Akhetaten), Yellow jasper (26.7.1396)
Haremhab as a Scribe, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aya, ca. 1336–1323 B.C., Egyptian; said to be from Memphis, Temple of Ptah, Granodiorite (23.10.1)
Head of a Priest, 4th century B.C., Egyptian, Basalt (1989.281.102)
Head of a princess from a group statue, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Quartzite (2005.363)
Head of a Ptolemaic queen, Hellenistic, ca. 270–250 B.C.,> Greek, Marble (2002.66)
Head of Ahmose I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Ahmose I (ca. 1550–1525 B.C.), Egyptian, Limestone (2006.270)
Head of Amenhotep III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1352 B.C., Egyptian, Brown quartzite (56.138)
Head of Augustus, Roman Period, 27–20 B.C., Egyptian, Blue-green (glassy?) faience (26.7.1428)
Head of the god Amun, New Kingdom, post-Amarna period, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Granodiorite (07.228.34)
Head of Tutankhamun, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egyptian, Indurated limestone (50.6)
King Sahure and a Nome God, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, ca. 2458–2446 B.C., Egyptian, Gneiss (18.2.4)
Memorial Head, 17th century, Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city, Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments (1978.412.563)
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba, 16th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Ivory, iron, copper (?) (1978.412.323)
Standing Male and Female Figures, 18th–19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Tabwa, Wood, beads (1978.412.591,2)
Statue of Memi and Sabu, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, ca. 2575–2465 B.C., Egyptian; Probably from Giza, Painted limestone (48.111)
Torso of a Ptolemaic King, Ptolemaic Period, 80–30 B.C., Egyptian, Dark basalt (1981.224.1)