Fragment of seated statuette

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 area 0-5m W of & between N +S curtain walls

Dimensions

Other: 10.1 x 7 x 2 cm (4 x 2 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-288.3

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated statuette. Hand on knee and portion of elaborate apron of kilt incised with hieroglyphs. Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 area 0-5m west of and between lines of north and south curtain walls. 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