From: Egypt

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14303
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt
Period Late Period | Thirtieth Dynasty
Date Made 381-343 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Quartzite
Iconography Man | King

Quartzite head of King Nectanebo II wearing the Blue Crown (khepesh). The crown is adorned with a uraeus formed into a symmetrical double loop, the tail rising up over the crown. The king's eyes are narrow and almond-shaped. The thin brow is straight and lightly outlined. The mouth is in a sickle-shaped "archaic" smile.

Credit Line Purchased from M. Nahman, 1924

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