Fragment of seated statue of Viceroy Thutmose

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502, II, 4

Dimensions

Other: 5.4 x 5.1 x 4.2 cm (2 1/8 x 2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-240

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of the back pillar of viceroy statue. Two flat surfaces at a right angle, one surface has a hieroglyphic inscription with a personal name “mes”. This is a non-joining fragment to rest of statue, 16-4-292.1, 16-3-337, 19-1-339, Eg.Inv.11818, Eg.Inv.11819, & Eg.Inv.11820.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502, II, 4. 1919: 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