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Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 8.3 x 6.4 x 2.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-34

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. One rounded, polished surface. Non-joining portion of thigh where it joins the throne. The stone is black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.2 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