Fragment of a seated figure

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XVII

Accession Number

19.2660

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne base with lions on either side; two human feet are visible. The back of the throne (19.1893) is decorated with the figure of a winged Isis.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition