About This Artwork


Fragment of a Royal Head, Late Period, Dynasty 26 (c. 664–525 B.C.)

10.6 x 8 x 5.4 cm (4 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, X120

The pleated headdress and uraeus (cobra) identify this portrait as that of a king.

—Permanent collection label

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