Fragment of ear and wig of seated statuette of Merymose (?)
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, D500
Other: 15 x 11 x 8.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large fragment of right front portion of duplex male wig including right ear. Likely part of seated statuette of Merymose (King’s Son of Kush), but this is a non-joining fragment. Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B500. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition