Fragment of inscribed seated statuette of Merymose (?)

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 III 6 debris

Dimensions

Other: 6.1 x 3.3 x 4.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-217

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Possibly a fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. One flat sufrace with incised hieroglyphs. Uncertain reading. Black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 III 6 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