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Corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 4.1 x 1.4 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-593.3

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rectilinear fragment with 2 finished surfaces forming a corner. The stone is highly polished dark brown, fine-grained serpentinite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition