Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1479-1457 BC / Head of Queen Hatshepsut (?) / 1479-1457 BCEgypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1479-1457 BC
Head of Queen Hatshepsut (?)
1479-1457 BC

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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt
Creator Active Place: Egypt
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1479-1457 BC
Title: Head of Queen Hatshepsut (?)
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -147
Creation End Date: -145
Creation Date: 1479-1457 BC
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Graywacke
Dimensions: Overall: 16.2cm x 12.7cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1917.976
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Context: Here the queen wears a king's striped head cloth, like the one worn by King Amenemhet III (see CMA 1960.56). If this sculpture had been carved in soft limestone or wood, the stripes would have been painted blue and gold. Sculptures in hard stones were rarely painted.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1917.976
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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