Egypt Picture - Head of a Queen

Head of a Queen

Head of a Queen


Margarete Busing


Head of a Queen


Head of a queen, probably Teye, the wife of Amenhotep III, from Medinet Ghurab. The shrewd expression makes this head perhaps the most individually conceived female portrait known from ancient Egypt. Yew wood, glass, gesso, cloth etc. Berlin, Agyptisches Museum.

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