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Back pillar(?) fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-558.7

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rectilinear fragment of a statue with three worked surfaces. It may be part of a back pillar. The stone is grayish-green greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 1914: 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