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Fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 9.1 x 6.1 cm (2 11/16 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1341

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment has two worked sides. One surface has a shallow incised curved band. The object register says “quartzite.” The stone is granular alabaster.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 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