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Head of a King Wearing Crown

Unknownca. 595-525 B.C.E.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Green slate head of a king (or Osiris?) wearing White Crown on front of which is uraeus with long body. Remains of curled beard with strap. Conventionalized features, eyebrows in high relief, short puckered mouth. Fine quality. At back uninscribed plinth of obelisk form. Condition: Preserved portion intact. Face is preserved to chin. Lower left side of face lost.

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