Head of an execration figure

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K319x

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1.8 x 2.6cm (7/8 x 11/16 x 1in.)

Accession Number

20.1306

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Blue glazed faience; hair, beard and eyes in dark blue, rest light. Broken at neck.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K319x. February, 1914: 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