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Inscribed corner fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-3

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 3.5 x 1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1176e

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a corner fragment inscribed with the ‘di’ loaf and a horizontal incised line. Although it joins 20.1176a-d, the stone and style of carving are different. This is coarse alabaster.

Inscription

di

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-3. 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