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Corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 3.3 x 7.6 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-627

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is a corner of a base. The stone is black granodiorite with many large white inclusions. GD1.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2. 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