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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, 503

Dimensions

Other: 4.5 x 5 x 3.6 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-314d.2

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Corner base fragment with two dressed surfaces. From Merymose (King’s Son of Kush) or others made of this stone. One loose chip.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 503. 1916: 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