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Inscribed fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X room A(8) no.1

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 11.5 x 28.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1219

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment has a rough concave inner face, and a polished convex outer face with parts of three incised hieroglyps spelling ‘Dt’.

Inscription

Dt

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X room A(8) no.1. 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