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Back pillar fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(2)

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 14.7 x 4.3 cm (4 3/4 x 5 13/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1191c

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment labelled ‘c’ is part of a back pillar. This object is composed of three fitting fragments of a scribe sitting cross- legged.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition