Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex.4 debris

Dimensions

Other: 11 x 8.4 x 4 cm (4 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-162

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. Right elbow and portion of right side of body just above navel and bit of the waistband of kilt. Joins with 16-3-186, 16-4-122, 20-1-109 and Eg.Inv.11795. The stone is black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex.4 debris. 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