Inscribed fragment of statuette base(?) of Thutmose IV

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
1400–1390 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Bldg. 700 trench debris under S end of W side of

Dimensions

Other: 3.3 x 6.5 x 3.2 cm (1 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-134

Medium or Technique

Green greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Corner of inscribed base of a statuette(?). Inscribed on two faces, top and front of base, top surface has the inscription, “beloved of Amen, Lord of the thrones of the two lands”, and a cartouche of prenomen mn-kheperu-re Thutmose IV.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B700 trench debris under S. end of W. side of unattached wall. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition