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Inscribed corner fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X Abdul Mageed

Dimensions

Overall: 18.3 x 5 x 8.5 cm (7 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1176a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a corner fragment from the sides of a throne, or possibly a back support, from a statue. Each fragment bears part of an incised inscription, mentioning a toponym (partially preserved) followed by the phrase ir.n.f d anx Dt. It joins 20.1176b-e. There is an incised vertical column of hieroglyphs facing right.

Inscription

ir.n.f d anX Dt (fragment)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X Abdul Mageed. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition