Head of a nobleman (The Josephson Head)

Unknown1878 B.C. - 1841 B.C.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston, MA, United States


  • Title: Head of a nobleman (The Josephson Head)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1878 B.C. - 1841 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: w240 x h185 x d210 mm
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Partial gift of Magda Saleh and Jack A. Josephson and Museum purchase with funds donated by the Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Funds, Norma Jean and Stanford Calderwood Discretionary Fund, Norma Jean Calderwood Acquisition Fund, Marilyn M. Simpson Fund, Otis Norcross Fund, Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, William E. Nickerson Fund, Egyptian Curator's Fund, Frederick Brown Fund, Elizabeth Marie Paramino Fund in memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor, Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund, Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund, Walter and Celia Gilbert Acquisition Fund, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Arthur Mason Knapp Fund, John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund, Miguel and Barbara de Bragança Fund, Brian J. Brille Acquisition Fund, Barbara W. and Joanne A. Herman Fund, MFA Senior Associates and MFA Associates Fund for Egyptian Acquisitions, and by exchange from an anonymous gift. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • External Link: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/head-of-a-nobleman-the-josephson-head-402795
  • Medium: Quartzite
  • Period, era, dynasty, reign: Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12
  • City, state, country: Possibly Memphis (on basis of style), Egypt

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