AN EGYPTIAN GRANITE BUST OF AN OFFICIAL
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, 1550-1307 B.C.
Preserved to the mid-abdomen, articulated with fat folds across the chest, the idealized features of the face off set by a striated wig and partially-preserved false beard, with traces of a single column of hieroglyphic text along the back pillar
8½ in. (21.6 cm) high