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Corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 6(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 3.5 x 5 cm (3 x 1 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-1081.2

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rectilinear fragment with 2 worked surfaces forming a corner. The stone is black granodiorite with many small pink inclusions and small mica inclusions. GD6.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 6(1). 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