Fragment of thigh of seated statuette of Merymose

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII debris

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 x 6.2 x 4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-262a

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Non-joining fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. One modeled fragment, highly polished. Part of thigh of Merymose, where it joins the lap. Black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII 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