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Inscribed corner fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 7-9

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 1.2 x 6.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1068

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a smooth fragment and is probably part of the vertical back pillar of a seated figure or a statue base. A small portion of inscribed surface remains.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 7-9. 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