Head and Bust (fragment) of a man

Head and bust (fragment) of a man.

Historical period(s)
Middle Kingdom, ca. 1980-1630 BCE, face later recarved
Medium
Limestone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 58.1 x 45.7 x 27.4 cm (22 7/8 x 18 x 10 13/16 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.3
On View Location
Freer Gallery 09: The Power to See Beauty
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure: human

Keywords
Egypt, man, Middle Kingdom (ca. 1980 - 1630 BCE)
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 33, pg. 32, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Head and bust (fragment) of a man.

Published References
  • Ann C. Gunter. A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt. Washington and London, 2002. p. 96, fig. 4.2.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum