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Fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, room D

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 1.8 x 5.1cm (3 3/8 x 11/16 x 2in.)

Accession Number

13.5176

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a smooth alabaster fragment with six concave grooves, probably pleats from a kilt or nemes.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma K III, room D. 1913: 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