Fragment of hand of seated statuette of Merymose

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B504 Ex.4 debris

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 6.3 x 7 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-71

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Joining fragment of hand of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. Right hand, ends of outstretched fingers missing. Same shape as other hand of Merymose, which is extended horizontally. The hand joins the thigh at the wrist and kilt line to Eg.Inv.11866. Black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B504 Ex.4 debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition