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Corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1804 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 4.8 x 6.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-1168.2

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment has three smooth, rectilinear surfaces. It is possibly part of a back pillar. The stone is grayish green greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1804 debris. 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