An Egyptian limestone male head New Kingdom, 19th-20th Dynasty, circa 1295-1070 B.C. Possibly depicting a scribe, wearing a double wig, a baboon resting over his head, 5½in (14cm) high
Provenance: American private collection, California, acquired in 1966, thence by descent. Sotheby's Parke Bernet, 13 December 1979, lot 74. Accompanied by a copy of a letter from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts dated 1969.