Fragment of a figurine

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
800–780 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid X

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2031

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of a squat figurine showing the chin, necklace and part of the body; possibly Bes.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 10 (foundation debris). 1919: 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition