Group stone statue of a man and wife

Nubian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.891

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Black stone group statue of a man and wife. It is crude. There is a scratched inscription. The head of the man is missing. They are both standing with their arms at their sides. The woman wears a wig and a dress. The man wears a long kilt. They are standing on a base. The details are incised.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna [Excav. date] Apr. 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition