Inscribed corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 6(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 8.3 x 3 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1126

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the right hand side of a base of a statue with columns of inscription on the top and the side. Remains of area where foot once joined the base are visible on top of base. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XIX grave K 1900 debris in the southwest corner. 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