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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: 6 x 2.8 x 6.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-607.1

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment with three roughly flat surfaces forming a rounded corner, likely from the base of a statue. The stone is dark gray granite.

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 by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition