Fragmentary stauette of a woman

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Kumma, Fort, room 42

Dimensions

Overall: 10.4 x 5.7 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2242

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Only the torso, arms and upper legs of this dark stone figurine survive. Of the inscription on the back, only a few hieroglyphs have been preserved.

Provenance

From Kumma fort, room 42. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: January 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition