Head of the Goddess Sekhmet

Egyptian, possibly Thebes, New Kingdom, Egypt, Africa

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New Kingdom, most likely Dynasty 18, Reign of Amenhotep III (1390-1352 BCE)

Granodiorite

Overall: 13 x 13 3/4 in. (33 x 35 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith, Class of 1918.

S.975.6

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

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

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

ARTH 20, The Art of Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East, Steve Kangas, Winter 2014

ARTH 20, The Art of Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East, Steven Kangas, Winter 2014

ARTH 20, Art of Ancient Egypt and the Near East, Steven Kangas, Spring 2013

ARTH 20, Art of Ancient Egypt and the Near East, Steven Kangas, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

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.

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 7, 2005.

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 31, 1978-February, 1982.

Egyptian Art from the Permanent Collection Featuring New Acquisitions, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 21-May 21, 1978.

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 4, 1975-April 1978.

Provenance

Bonnie Dora Jones Smith (1899-1990) and Ray Winfield Smith (1897-1982, Class of 1918), Houston, Texas; given to present collection, 1975.

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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