Head of a God

Egyptian, Heliopolis, Egypt, Africa

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Late Period, Dynasty 30, 4th century BCE

Granodiorite

Overall: 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Mary C. Rockefeller, Class of 1930W, and her son, Rodman C. Rockefeller, Class of 1954

S.999.52

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12, 2013-April 29, 2014.

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

A Space for Dialogue 36, The Eye of the Beheld, Caitlin Roberts, Class of 2008, Student Programming Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 29-March 19, 2007.

Glimpses of Ancient Life, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection of Ancient Art, Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 19, 2000.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 13, 2000-February 6, 2005.

Publication History

Caitlin Roberts, A Space for Dialogue 36, The Eye of the Beheld, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Mueum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2007, ill. p.1.

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 20.

Provenance

Collected by Senator Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (1841-1915), Cairo or Luxor, Egypt [in consultation with Albert M. Lythgoe (1868-1934), Curator of Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York], about 1913; to his daughter, Abigail "Abby" Aldrich (Mrs. John D., Jr.) Rockefeller (1874-1948), about 1915; to her son, Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908-1979), about 1948; to his first wife, Mary Todhunter Clark Rockefeller (1907-1999), about 1961; given to present collection from the Estate of Mary Clark Rockefeller, through her son Rodman Clark Rockefeller (1932-2000), 1999

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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