Inscribed base fragment of a statue
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 4
Overall: 10 x 8 x 8 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a corner fragment of a statue base with 4 finished surfaces coming together. There is also a foot on the base. There are traces of an inscription on top of the base. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 4. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition