Fragment of throne 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: 23 x 19.4 x 15.2 cm (9 1/16 x 7 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-109

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son, of Kush. Polished fragment of lap of seated half life-sized statuette. Pleated apron and proper left thigh and left front top and side of seat with 3 lines vertical incised hieroglyphs. Note Htep-di-neswt formula to Amen and note the word ‘Amen’ has been erased. Joins with 20-2-165 base; hand Eg.Inv.11795 and three pieces of kilt with waist band (16-3-186.1, 16-4-122, 19-12-162). 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