Limestone head of man

Limestone head of a man, believed by the archaeologist Flinders Petrie to be the head of King Narmar, thought to be the first king of Egypt. Experts now believe it could be Khufu, the pharaoh responsible for the building of the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Collection holder:
UCL Art Museum
Collection description:
Limestone head of man, flat back and top, broken off at chin level. Thought by Petrie to be head of King Narmer. Bought by Petrie in Cairo.
  • Back to top
  • | Bookmark and Share