- Museum number
Green siltstone head of Thutmosis III: wearing the white crown. The face has large almond-shaped eyes, prominent cosmetic lines, and elegantly arching brows, a slightly aquiline nose, and a gently curved mouth. The back-pillar is plain.
- Production date
- 1490BC (circa)
Height: 60.50 centimetres (max)
Weight: 41.50 kilograms
Width: 19 centimetres
Depth: 31 centimetres
- Curator's comments
B. Porter & R. Moss, 'Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings' VIII (Oxford: Clarendon Press), p. 99 (probably Thutmose III);
'Art and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt' [exhibition catalogue] (Japan, 1999-2000): No 3;
'Temples and Tombs' [exhibition catalogue] (American Federation of Arts, 2006): 47, cat no. 6.
D. Laboury, La statuaire de Thoutmosis III, Liege, 1998, pp. 195, 318, 344, 399, 400, 402, 421, 463, 357-9 and 650.
E. R. Russmann, Eternal Egypt, 118-120.
B. Fay, MDAIK 51 (1995), 13-17, pl. 4a, b.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2001 23 Nov-24 Feb, New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of ancient art
2006 7 Sept-26 Nov, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Temples & Tombs
2006 21 Dec-2007 18 Mar, Jackonsville, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Temples & Tombs
2007 15 Apr-8 Jul, Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, Temples & Tombs
2007 16 Nov-2008 10 Feb, New Mexico, Albuquerque Museum, Temples & Tombs
2011 Jul–Sept, Newcastle, Great North Museum, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2012 Oct–Jan, Dorchester, Dorset County Museum, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2012 Feb–June, Leeds City Museum, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2012 Jul-Oct, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2012 Nov– Feb 2013, Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2013 Mar–Aug, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2016 8 Mar-12 Jun, Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2018 7 Jun-16 Sep, Barcelona, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2018-2019 16 Oct-20 Jan, Madrid, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2019 19 Feb-25 Aug, Girona, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2019-2020 24 Sept-12 Jan, Seville, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
- incomplete - head only
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number