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Corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave 405 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 13.9 x 10 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-117b.3

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite or diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a corner from a statue with three finished, rectilinear surfaces. The stone is a black granodiorite dense black, fine grained with many tiny mica inclusions. GD2.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave K 405 debris. 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